Who we are

Lidwala Consulting Engineers is an African company  offering innovative specialist solutions. Lidwala’s core fields of expertise include;

Highways and Transportation Engineering

Civil Infrastructure Engineering

Structural Engineering

Environmental and Planning Services

Geographic Information Systems

Lidwala also offers the following ancillary services to our clients:

Project Management and Specialist Advice

Turnkey Projects



Lidwala was established in 2001. At inception, Lidwala offered Project Management and Highway and Transport Engineering services only. The company has since grown into a multi-disciplinary consultancy with offices throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.


Mission, Vision & Values


To create value add in our ecosystems through infrastructure solutions.



  • Ensuring long-lasting stakeholder relationships;
  • Being environmentally conscious;
  • Exceeding customer expectations;
  • Create an enabling environment for employees to thrive in;
  • Enhancing quality of life through our solutions within the communities we work in


We pledge to:

  • Conduct business with integrity.
  • Uphold high standards of health and safety.
  • Promote a sustainable environment.
  • Maintain professionalism in all our activities.
  • Empower our employees and stakeholders.

Board of Directors


Shepherd Shonhiwa Chairman of the Board & Non-Executive Director  Wesley Tendaupenyu Chief Executive Officer  Limuwani Lithole Executive Director  Bheki Mkhize Non-Executive Director Mamathe Kgarimetsa-Phiri Non-Executive Director

(from left to right)

Shepherd Shonhiwa, Chairman of the Board & Non-Executive Director
Wesley Tendaupenyu, Chief Executive Officer
Limuwani Lithole, Executive Director
Bheki Mkhize, Non-Executive Director
Mamathe Kgarimetsa-Phiri, Non-Executive Director


Lidwala’s Board of Directors comprises of two experienced Engineers who are Executive Directors and three highly experienced independent Non Executive Directors. The Directors’ vast experience in the industry contributes enormously to the success of the company.

Management Structure

Lidwala’s management consists of six General Managers who are actively involved in the day-to-day management of the organisation.




Wesley Tendaupenyu – Chief Executive Officer.
B Sc Engineering Honours.
Master of Philosophy Civil Engineering.Registered Professional Engineer.



Limuwani Lithole – General Manager: Business Development.
National Diploma in Civil Engineering.
B-Tech Transportation Engineering.


Thomas Lungu – General Manager: International Qualifications: MBA. B-Eng Hons – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.


Tracy Jansen van Rensburg – General Manager Corporate Services (Acting). Qualifications:National Diploma in Business Management.

Salomé Van Rhyn – General Manager Project Management. Qualifications: BA Law, Public Administration & Development Administration

Theo Kleynhans – General Manager: Professional Services. Qualifications:
B.Eng. Civil Engineerimg. Registered Professional Engineer

BBBEE and Quality Policy

In terms of the Amended Construction Sector Code in terms of section 9(1) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Development Act (Act No. 53 of 2003) as amended by the B-BBEE Act 46 of 2013, Lidwala is a level 1 B-BBEE contributor and has a 135% B-BBEE procurement recognition level.

Should you require a copy of our BBBEE Certificate please email your request to info@lidwala.com


Should you require a copy of our Quality Policy please email your request to info@lidwala.com