Head: SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment and Quality) at Mintek and President of Institute of Waste Management Southern Africa (IWMSA)
Mpendulo is a strategist, sustainability practitioner, registered professional natural scientist and certified laboratory analyst. She is the President of the Institute of Waste Management Southern Africa (IWMSA) and Non-Executive Director at Circular Energy Producer Responsibility Organization. She has 22 years’ work experience spanning from the construction, manufacturing and research, development, and innovation industries. Mpendulo holds an MPhil in Sustainable Development Management and Planning and BSc in Mathematics and Chemistry. Her undergraduate and postgraduate research projects involved investigating the impacts and opportunities in waste management.