Thembinkosi Nzimande

Thembinkosi Nzimande is the current SAFCEC President. His appointment in November 2014, saw not only the first ever African person to serve as its president, but also the first ever president to come up through the emerging contractor ranks. Throughout his tenure, he has championed industry development and transformation with Government and various stakeholders, and has played a pivitol role in his leadership of the SAFCEC Council and National Management Committee.

He is the founder and shareholder of Pump Curve (Pty) Ltd, a South African pump and aeration specialist and fluid systems company serving mining, municipal and industrial clients in Southern Africa, as well as CEO of Duratherm Geysers (Pty) Ltd - a South African electric geyser and solar geyser systems manufacturing company. The only main stream electric geyser and solar geyser system manufacturer that is locally owned, majority black owned and operated. He also serves as the chairman of the Solar Water Heating Manufacturers Cluster of South Africa (SWH-Mancosa) - an industry body that represents local solar water heating manufacturers and champions industry development and local manufacturing.