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AGORA AFRICA’s founding members and directors, Frederich van Niekerk and Oostewald van Niekerk are both directly involved in the management of the company and the projects which we are appointed for. Clients liaise directly with an AGORA Director on any development or project, ensuring comfort and full control over decision-making. Nobuhle Makwakwa, partner and Executive Director is continuously expanding our market share through her invaluable attributes to the business, underpinning our company ETHOS.



AGORA AFRICA prides itself in being a 51% black woman majority owned, Level 2 B-BBEE rated company. We are 100% committed to embracing and encouraging pragmatic and sustainable economic transformation in South Africa.

We strive to achieve excellent employment equity within our company and beyond by reviewing and evaluating the compliance of our suppliers with provisions of the Employment Equity Act.

We are fully engaged across the board by ensuring maximum participation through skills and technology development, capacity building and empowerment of previously disadvantaged individuals. With a diverse staff profile, we continually review our implementation policies and manage performance against our targets to contribute to an equitable society


Frederich Van Niekerk

Executive Director

Nobuhle Makwakwa


Oostewald van Niekerk​

Executive Director

MC Pelser

Projects Director

Mark Overton

Executive Director, Europe

Andre du Preez

Managing Director, Middle East

Chanel Fos

Associate Quantity Surveyor


Lizél Kritzinger

Business Development & Portfolio Manager

Our motto

"The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.” - Henry Ford