MEET THE TEAM

Graham Jones

Graham Jones

Co-Founder and Sales Director

Graham co-founded GreenHouse to make a difference in people’s lives by designing energy and power systems to reduce dependence on municipal suppliers, reduce carbon foot, and ultimately offer independence. He believes that moving to a renewable energy solution is the right thing to do.

Prior to founding GreenHouse, he worked in high technical roles in the electronics and computer diagnostics industries. He is professional, passionate, reliable, and is a forward thinker.

After years of having worked in that industry, he started his career in the aviation industry and after 10 year, started GreenHouse with Craig in 2009.

He holds a National Higher Diploma in Electronic Engineering and a Diploma in Management.

In his spare time, he enjoys going to the shooting range and spending time with his family

Craig Herbst

Craig Herbst

Co-Founder and Managing Director

Prior to co-founding GreenHouse, he spent over 20 years in executive leadership roles in high-growth energy and automotive companies– such as BMW. He is an expert in technical, operational, and general management roles and competencies that would describe him would be fair, detailed, and analytical.

He decided to co-found GreenHouse with his good friend Graham as he was already interested in energy efficiency in terms of his own lifestyle.

He holds a Bsc in Mechanical Engineering and a GDE in Industrial Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand.

He is passionate about motor vehicles and is part of the BMW Car Club where he and his son enjoy racing.

Nicholas Herbst

Nicholas Herbst

Engineering and Marketing Manager

Nicholas is an engineer with a passion for climate change and sustainability. He believes that the ability to offer solutions to homeowners and businesses to make a change in their life and for our planet is important. Nicholas started 5 years ago with GreenHouse as a young intern and is currently the Engineering and Marketing Manager – overseeing both divisions.

 

He holds a Bsc in Mechanical Engineering with the University of Pretoria.

He is driven, analytical, versatile, and passionate about his work.

He enjoys playing tennis, motor racing and drinking coffee.

Monique Muller

Monique Muller

Client Liason and Administration

Monique is the voice and ambassador of GreenHouse. She lived in Pretoria and Port Elizabeth and after completing high school, she worked and traveled around Europe. Upon returning to Pretoria, she worked as a Manager and was later promoted to Business Consultant for a group of companies in the retail industry.

 

She is adventurous, outgoing, and enthusiastic. Her interests include photography, gardening, and hiking. She is also an avid animal lover and has 2 dogs. She joined GreenHouse 7 years ago, today she works for them as a Business Planner, supporting the Operations, Sales and Marketing, HR, and Accounting needs of the company.

Rozaikah Omer Hassen

Rozaikah Omer Hassen

Marketing Specialist

Rozaikah is the ‘marketing guru’ having years of experience in marketing and comes from the tech industry prior to joining GreenHouse. Her approach to her work is a balance between creative and analytical.  She is an individual who enjoys to constantly learn and grow her knowledge.

 

She started working from a young age and chose to study and work – she holds digital marketing certifications and is busy completing a Bcom in Marketing Management in which she will pursue Honours thereafter. She is ambitious, organised and loves what she does!

Over the weekend, she loves to cook, bake and create graphic design illustrations.

Ethanne Soar

Ethanne Soar

Technical Sales Consultant

Ethanne has a strong background in working for companies in the environmental sector – prior to joining GreenHouse. His passion for all things ‘green’ has led him to obtain a Bsc in Environmental Science and Geography, Bsc Honours in Environmental Science and Geography and is currently completing a Masters in Environmental Management with the University of Pretoria.

He is positive, open-minded, and outgoing. He also enjoys tutoring high school students over weekends in subjects such as maths, science, and chemistry.

In his free time, he likes to play the cello, listen to music and enjoys playing outdoor sports with his friends.

Christopher Szczesniak

Christopher Szczesniak

Technical Sales Consultant

Chris is always eager to learn new things and is a problem solver by nature. He is intellectual and outgoing. He completed a Bsc in Mechanical Engineering with the University of Pretoria and aspires to study towards a professional engineering qualification. Prior to joining GreenHouse, he worked at energy-centric companies where he gained technical experience and knowledge in energy monitoring.

He has been with GreenHouse for more than 3 years and enjoys his role as a Technical Sales Consultant and seeing clients satisfied with their proposed solution.

In his free time, he enjoys gardening

Patrick Giliam

Patrick Giliam

Technical Sales Consultant

Patrick holds BA Law & LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria and is an admitted attorney. He previously worked as an attorney dealing with insurance and liability before joining GreenHouse. He joined GreenHouse as a result of his passion and interest in the renewable energy industry.

 

His legal background has engrained him with honesty, integrity, and a hard work ethic, which he carries with him in his current role as a Technical Sales Consultant.

He is friendly, athletic, and enjoys socialising.

Michael Doubell

Michael Doubell

Operations Manager

Michael has been with GreenHouse since 2017. He has a strong background in technical roles for the manufacturing and residential sectors with a current combined 10 years of experience as a technician. He is a qualified Millwright and graduated with Sol Tech in 2012. He is a registered installation electrician with the department of labor and he also holds his PV Green Card certification.

Michael leads the technical team to make sure that everything runs smoothly, he is organised and has good communication skills.

His other interests are fishing, gardening, and motorcycle sport.

Thomas Kriel

Thomas Kriel

Procurement Manager

Thomas moved from Pretoria to Dubai when he was 16 years old. He studied Warehouse Management and Business Administration at Westford School of Management. He spent over three years in procurement with aviation and events industries in Dubai and once he moved back to South Africa, he went on to study to be a pilot.

Thomas joined GreenHouse as he finds the renewable energy industry interesting and exciting and having worked here for some time, he loves that every day is new and different.

When he is not at work, he enjoys fishing and traveling.

Albert (Solly) Mohale Shay

Albert (Solly) Mohale Shay

Technician

Solly has been with GreenHouse since 2013 and has over 9 years of experience with the company. He always has a smile on his face and takes pride in his work. Solly has over 14 years of experience as an electrician and finds working in the power industry interesting and exciting as he enjoys new challenges and building client relationships.

Over the weekends, he likes to watch soccer and spend time with his friends and family.

Renier Van Rooyen

Renier Van Rooyen

Electrician

Renier is originally from Alberton and moved to Pretoria to pursue a career at GreenHouse. He has been with the company for over 3 years and strives to continue learning and growing with the team. He is detail-oriented and technical and would like to one day become a supervisor. He holds a Red Seal Diploma in Electrical and a COC licence.

In his spare time he enjoys cooking and watching tech tutorials to build his knowledge.

Thabang Kaizer

Thabang Kaizer

Technician

Thabang came from the solar industry prior to joining GreenHouse and has over 2 years of experience working in the industry as a technician. He has competencies that include technical knowledge, customer liaison, problem-solving, and communication skills.

He is on the technical team and assists the electricians with the installations and enjoys his job as he is always learning and aspires to become a qualified electrician.

He enjoys cooking, watching movies and spending time with friends.

Thabiso William Madia

Thabiso William Madia

Electrician

Thabiso is an experienced electrician which started with GreenHouse this year. He holds a Red Seal Trade Electrical Qualification.

He is excited about the power industry and finds it interesting. He is humble and a peoples person.

 

Benny Bosigo

Benny Bosigo

Electrician

Benny has years of experience as an electrician in the power industry.

He loves working in this industry because it benefits the environment. He is humble and patient in his work.

He would like to pursue a qualification as an electrician.

 

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