Dr Mosidi Makgae’s experience is within the scientific research and innovation field with particular focus in amongst others, water chemistry, environmental impacts due to mining activities and mine dump rehabilitation. She served on advisory capacity to government and the public on the management of hazardous materials, managing environmental audits as well as conducting environmental impact assessments. Dr Makgae’s competencies include Project Management, expert in energy and minerals, Waste and Water Treatment and Environmental Management.
Dr Makgae previously worked for CSIR, Council for Geoscience (CGS) as well as Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR) at South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa). She has managed projects within NLM and Pelindaba Analytical Laboratories (PAL) where she worked as a Nuclear Waste Specialist and developed, reviewed and maintained safety cases for waste processing facilities. She has experience in project planning, scheduling, reporting and cost control at a higher level.
Dr Makgae has a PhD in Environmental Chemistry from Stellenbosch University, MSc Chemistry in Membrane Technology (North West University) as well as BSc Hons (North West University). She has academic experience from the North West and Stellenbosch Universities.
She has served as a Board Member of various state owned entities, and is currently a Managing Director of Geo-Environmental and Technical Services.