Mr Mphikeleli Abednigo (Abe) Thela is a professionally registered Civil Engineer and the Executive Chairperson of Nyeleti Consulting (Pty) Ltd with over 32 years post graduate experience mainly in Consulting Engineering.
His experience ranges from design, contract documentation and administration gained in projects executed for both the public and private sector clients. He was the team leader for the audit of the implementation and construction progress of the new Soccer City Stadium worth over R3 billion in construction value.
Mr Thela was the president of Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) in 2014 and 2015 and during the same period he also represented CESA at the Construction Sector Charter Council (CSCC). He is the current deputy president of Fidic Africa as well as a fellow of the South African Institution of Civil Engineers (MSAICE) and SA Academy of Engineers (SAAE).