Women in Oil and Energy South Africa

WOESA Energy


WOESA Energy (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of WOESA Investment Holdings Limited (WIH) in collaboration with six (6) key individual WOESA members. WIH is part of the WOESA Group of companies and has over 1,000 individual shareholders. The WOESA Group of companies has a national footprint and includes WOESA Section 21, an association of 300 women owned member companies.

WOESA Energy provides turnkey solutions to the power and energy sector and offers a platform for member companies to do business within these sectors. WOESA Energy is the only broad based black woman owned entity that mainly focuses on the Energy Sector.


To promote meaning participation of black women and to provide a platform to do business in the Energy, oil and related industries.


To position ourselves as a Black Woman Owned, led and operated industry leader in the Energy, oil and related industries.

Core values

  • Integrity:

    To demonstrate ethical behaviour in all we do

  • Excellence:

    To be a learning organisation

  • Team work:

    Collaborative Effort

  • Quality:

    Do things right the first time

  • Innovation:

    Do things differently


Our Service Offering

  • Human Capital Development & Placement Service
  • Project Management
  • Training Coordination

Board Members


Ms. Khumo Ntlha

WOESA Group CEO, she sits on the boards of the companies in which the group has invested.

She is passionate about community development and women’s empowerment. She received her education and training on social development at Wits and in Israel. She worked extensively (15 years) in South Africa and outside the country. She has extensive experience in the international donor community and has sat on overseas donor boards and committees for several years. Khumo is also a skilled project manager, managing multi-million-rand projects for international donors. She also worked in the SADC region building the organizational capacity of NGOs.

Before joining WOESA, she was a partner in a consulting company that focused on development for 7 years.


Ms. Pinky Moabi-Makasi

Ms. Pinky Moabi-Makasi is currently the Managing Director of New Africa Petroleum Holdings, a company that operates a group of service stations as well as warehousing and distribution of packaging materials. She has obtained her B.Compt degree at UNISA as well as a Management Advancement Programme from WBS. Ms. Makasi was previously the Group Financial Manager of Thebe Industrial Holdings (a subsidiary of Thebe Investments). She worked in the commercial division of Unilever for seven years, including three years working at the Foods Division Head office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She served her auditing articles through Arthur Andersen and was the Chairperson of the Audit Committee for the South African President’s Office.

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