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Our leadership team

About us

Averda South Africa is led by a senior management team who personify our values of deliver, care and inspire.

Justice Tootla

Managing Director

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Soweto-born Justice has over 20 years' experience within various industries including telecommunications, oil & gas, and manufacturing. He was Chief Executive Officer at Soleil for three years, and previously was at Thales SA Systems in the same position.

Justice joined Averda as Managing Director on 1st March 2021.

Soweto-born Justice has over 20 years' experience within various industries including telecommunications, oil & gas, and manufacturing. He was Chief Executive Officer at Soleil for three years, and previously was at Thales SA Systems in the same position.

"I am excited to be part of Averda, especially at this time when environmental sustainability for future generations is our collective responsibility. South Africa's Progressive Waste Management legislation in recent years, especially on Hazardous Waste is a step in the right direction. Working with Averda

allows me to make a difference, supporting the creation of a circular economy by eliminating waste and encouraging the renewable use of resources."

Brindha Roberts

Group Sustainability Director

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A Durban native holding a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering, and a graduate of University of Stellenbosch Business School, Brindha Roberts' career has seen her hone her skills at Mondi, Sappi and Kimberly-Clark before bringing her expertise to Averda.

Chris O'Neill

Delivery Director

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Cape Town-born Chris O'Neill initially joined Averda as Interim Managing Director in August 2020, holding the fort until the recruitment of Justice Tootla in March 2021 whereupon he moved to the critical role of Delivery Director.