Who We Are

Legacy Environmental Management Consulting (“Legacy EMC”)

Legacy EMC is an environmental consultancy based in Cape Town, South Africa, who is dedicated to excellence! We are a level 1 Broad Based Black Economic Empowered Entity (B-BBEE) which is 100% black owned, and is a 49% female black-owned enterprise. Though the company was established in June 2017, our team of consultants have many years experience within the integrated environmental management industry. With our substantial experience in and knowledge of environmental management, we are solutions driven and able to provide a service which is tailored to fit the needs of our clients without compromising the environment for future generations, as the environment is our common Legacy!

Our goal is to assist clients with finding value in their current situation and to create sustainable environmental solutions throughout the project life cycle, that meet the demanding and challenging expectations of a growing socio-economic environment.

Sectors of Expertise

  • Manufacturing
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Marine
  • Social Infrastructure
  • Power Generation
  • Mining and Nuclear

Shareholders

The Lobunye Group (Pty) Ltd (Lobunye) was then established with the purpose of investing in companies operating in niche markets, all in the built environment that share much values and attributes and would complement one another in all aspects of business. The Group and its association with other business entities have the following goals – transformation, sustainability of specialist and ‘boutique’ professional services providers; synergy and inclusivity.

Kim Pontac is the Managing Director of the company and has many years relevant experience within the environmental management industry. She holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Environmental Law from the University of Cape Town, a Bachelor of Technology degree in Environmental Management and a National Diploma in Oceanography, both from the Cape Peninsular University of Technology. Kim is currently pursuing professional registration with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professionals and is a member of the International Association of Impact Assessment South Africa, where she serves as the current Western Cape Branch Secretary.

Legacy EMC is competently assisted by a team of associates and specialist sub-consultants on an as-needed basis, depending on the level of input required for a project. In addition, the team utilises the most up-to-date technology, infrastructure, equipment and the latest scientific methods to successfully complete projects.

Directors

Neil is the founder and CEO of Neil Lyners and Associates (RF) (Pty) Ltd. He obtained his BSc (Eng) (Civil) from the University of Cape Town in 1985, and has spent most of his career in the consulting engineering environment. He served as Western Cape Branch Chairman and Councillor of Consulting Engineers South Africa from 2002 until 2004 and as Councillor on the Board of Boland College from 2006 until 2013. In May 2004, he was elected as a fellow of SAICE in special recognition of his contribution made in the Civil Engineering Industry. At present, he is a Reviewer of the ECSA Professional Advisory Committee and also serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Engineering of Stellenbosch University. Neil is also a member of SABTACO.

Kim Pontac is the Managing Director of the company and has many years relevant experience within the environmental management industry. She holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Environmental Law from the University of Cape Town, a Bachelor of Technology degree in Environmental Management and a National Diploma in Oceanography, both from the Cape Peninsular University of Technology. Kim is currently pursuing professional registration with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professionals and is a member of the International Association of Impact Assessment South Africa, where she serves as the current Western Cape Branch Secretary.

Legacy EMC is competently assisted by a team of associates and specialist sub-consultants on an as-needed basis, depending on the level of input required for a project. In addition, the team utilises the most up-to-date technology, infrastructure, equipment and the latest scientific methods to successfully complete projects.

Legacy EMC

Office 2, Ground Floor, Riverside Place,

South Gate Entrance, Carl Cronjé Drive, Tyger Valley Waterfront Bellville 7530

Postal Code: PO Box 4901, Tygervalley 7536