Co-founder of Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd in 2004. Prior to that did he gain more than 10 years of experience as an Environmental Manager at various corporate institutions ranging from government and private conservation and anti-poaching organization, blue chip mining and telecommunications firms.
Emile holds a BSc Hon degree from the University of Potchefstroom (University of the North West); he complimented this with an Environmental training diploma from the University of Rhodes and completed a Master’s Degree in Project Management from the University of Pretoria [Management School]. He is a qualified ISO 14001 auditor having been appointed through an European based certification authority (TGA Germany). Emile is registered as a professional natural scientist (PriSciNat).
Emile is blessed with a family, his wife Dina, daughter Rome and his son Emile (jnr). His main hobby is art-lure fishing for which he has obtained National Protea colours on 6 occasions. He has represented South Africa at four art-lure world championship events.