Who we are
Yellow Tree is passionate about the environment and about serving others. We are a team of Chemical Engineers that specialise in stack emissions testing, and we love our work.
Who we are
Our awesome staff are here to serve.
Senior Chemical Engineer
BSc Chem Eng, LLM
Cait is a superb chemical engineer! She is incredibly bright and her work is flawlessly accurate. Cait heads up our consulting department with her extensive knowledge of the legislation and of solutions to reduce air pollution.
Senior Scientist and Trainer
NDip Mech Eng
Matt is one of our most experienced Stack Scientists. With a wealth of knowledge spanning the sampling of all emissions from particulate matter through to dioxins and furans, Matt is our guy! We love his confidence and bold leadership!
NDip Chem Eng
Xolani is a fast learner who exudes energy. Because of his tenacious spirit, no problem is too challenging for him. He is an adaptable team player and someone you can count on!
Finance and HR
Nebosh; ACCA underway
Monique is a strong, kind and authoritative leader who serves those around her sacrificially. She is resilient and we are blessed to have her caring for our people and stewarding our finances.
BSc Environmental Science
Ray is effervescently joyful. His excellent communication skills, warmth and professionalism make him a Yellow Tree ambassador of whom we are very proud. They say that one should lead with the heart of a servant, and serve with the heart of a king. That is Ray!
BSc Mech Eng
Sherri received innumerous accolades when working as the Systems Engineer of the Electrostatic Precipitators and SO3 Plant, at Eskom’s Grootvlei Power Station. She brings maturity, experience and a quiet authority to the Yellow Tree team!
JHB Regional Manager
Adv Dipl Chem Eng & Management
Khumbu is our genius. He is the first to solve a problem when sampling a boiler or process stack. His quietness belies his confidence and his friendliness. We are blessed to have him head up our Johannesburg team.
BSc Chem Eng
As a graduate chemical engineer who was head student of his residence, with academic colours from Maritzburg College, Riyaal has a rock solid work ethic and is a considerate and thoughtful leader. Riyaal has a bright future in the field of Air Quality.
BSc Chem Eng
Sean is a Chemical Engineer with a wealth of experience in combustion, energy generation and industrial emissions. He is passionate about the environment and loves people.
NDip Analytical Chemistry
Sakie is one of our best! With years of emissions testing experience, he now oversees our laboratory, our field equipment and adherence to US EPA methods. His smile is contagious and lights up the room!
BTech Surface Design
Weyers is genuine, kind, authoritative – and a perfectionist in his work. He leads our team with care, and oversees the business on a daily basis. We sit confidently under his thoughtful leadership, as he guides our team to wholehearted client service.
MEng: Chemical Engineering
Natali is intelligent, focused, and diligent. She cares for our stack sampling equipment, supports our Engineering Manager, and maintains our systems. We are excited about her future!
Aphiwe’s enigmatic nature and productive work ethic ensure that our internal Yellow Tree laboratory operates efficiently and at the highest accuracy. We are delighted to have Aphiwe in our precious team.
BEng Chemical Engineering
Matt is a bright problem solver and possesses beautiful leadership abilities. As report writer and client liaison, he pulls together all of our departments. It is a privilege to have Matt in our team.
BSc Enviro Science
If there is someone who gets things done, it is Kaveel! He has great mental stamina and a resilient spirit which lead to him facing challenges head-on. We love his calm and humble demeaner.
Nkosinathi (Smartie) Dube
Nkosi is a man of integrity and humility. He is the caretaker of our JHB premises and has faithfully been on the property since 2006. His nickname is “Smartie” because he knows all there is to know about gardening & maintenance. It is a privilege to have him on our team.
Meng Chem Eng
Sasha is fastidious and diligent in her work – a true perfectionist – and of course, we want our clients’ data and reports to be perfect! She is willing, enthusiastic and observant. A true engineer!
BEd (Foundation Phase)
Claire is friendly, dependable, and wonderfully organised. She runs the administration at Yellow Tree with seamless efficiency and brings joy and warmth to all those who engage with her.
Junior Environmental Engineer
Adv Dipl – Chem Eng
Maitaishe is a diligent, intelligent, hard-working teammate who supports in the report writing department. She is always willing and helpful, and quietly gets things done with excellent speed and accuracy.
NDip Elec Eng
Grant’s never-say-die attitude and can-do ability to solve problems, make him an indispensable asset to the Yellow Tree Team. Grant looks after Yellow Tree’s highly technical air quality and stack sampling equipment.
Mandisi is a humble, hard-working, and smart young man. He is the most teachable person we’ve ever known, with an insatiable appetite for knowledge. As a young scientist and equipment technician-in-the-making, his future is blindingly bright.
We are members of the National Laboratory Association of South Africa. This ensures that there is accountability in our stack sampling work. If you would like to learn more, visit the NLA website here.