Executive Directors


Black Excellence

With over 30 years combined experience, Mekan executive directors’ encompass unparalleled leadership and expertise.


LEKGARI MEKGWE (Pr. Tech. Eng)

Group Chair

N. Dip: Mechanical Engineering | Diploma in Project Management | Diploma in Business Management
Member of ECSA (reg: 200230133)| Member of SAIRAC (reg: 3019) | Member of SAIMechE (reg: 700489)

Mr Mekgwe is a registered professional Mechanical Engineering Technologist .He is one of the co-founders of Mekan Group of Companies (Pty) and a Founder of Mekan Engineering Services. He has over 20 years of experience in all mechanical building services. His extensive experience and passion is within HVAC.


SEBENZILE BAKUBAKU (Pr. Techni. Eng)

Group CEO

N. Dip: Mechanical Engineering
Member of ECSA (reg: 201130111) | Member of SAIMechE (reg: 700990)(reg: 3019)

Mr Bakubaku is a professional registered Mechanical Technician. He is one of the co-founders of Mekan Engineering services. He has over 20 years of experience and specializes in mechanical project management, project coordination and design. His extensive experience is also within boiler designs, refurbishment and all building mechanical related projects. He oversees the entire project management matters within Mekan Engineering Services. He is also responsible for the day to day running of the entire business i.e. client liaison, project management, financial management, projects procurement. All branches report to him.


VIVIAN SHABANGU (Pr. Eng)

Group COO

BSC: Mechanical Engineering
Member of ECSA (reg: 20100452)| Member of SAIRAC (reg: 3535) | Member of SAIMechE (reg: 301329) | Member of ASHRAE ( reg: 8230544)

Mr Shabangu is a professional registered Mechanical Engineer. He is also one of the co founders of Mekan Engineering Services. He has over 13 years of experience in all mechanical building services. His extensive experience is within Hvac, sprinkler, lift, smoke and fire detection as well as medical gas installation systems. He oversees all the technical matters within the entire company.


MATHAPELO THOKA (BA PSYCH)

Group Corporate Services Director

(BA Psych.) | Certificate in Facilities Management

Ms Thoka is a graduate of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) (BA Psych.) A certificate in Facilities Management (UFS). She has Ten years’ experience within business management, business development, sales and customer relations all at a senior level acquired during her tenure within the Electronic Security industry.