Leadership

Leadership at Holtan EA Ltd

Holtan owes its success to the collective skills and experience of its management team and construction staff.
Having experienced construction professionals and practical builders working together as a team under one roof produces both affordable and unique building solutions.

Mr. Robert Scheltens
Managing Director

In 1996, Rob and his partners saw a great opportunity to be part of the renaissance of the Tanzanian construction sector.

In the early days, Rob led the Holtan team in various fit out jobs and maintenance projects that saw Holtan grow steadily.

Over 21 years Rob has managed the company through different seasons in the construction industry and broke into infrastructural projects that saw Holtan work with various international contractors.

The Trademark of quality that Holtan has become famous for is an attribute that Rob has firmly held throughout his managing capacity.

Mr. Hushedar Divwala
Joint Director

Hushedar is a construction professional with significant exposure to Project Management, Engineering, and Strategy Formulation, He is also a member of American Society of Civil Engineers and Project Management Institute.

He comes with  enormous experience of  23 years  in various construction portfolios. At HOLTAN his vast experience in Strategy formulation and Strategic management has provided Holtan with innovative approaches to industrial challenges and situations, while managing to inspire and motivate the HOLTAN Team.

Our staff are recruited, not only for their qualifications, skills and abilities, but also for their alignment with our company values.

Sisye Henry
Commercial Manager

Henry holds a Bachelor’s degree in Building Economics (UON-Kenya) and is a Registered Quantity Surveyor. He has accomplished a wide range of project and commercial management roles around East Africa and is a Member of the Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya [CIQSK/MRICS], Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb). He has more than ten years of work experience spanning building and civil works projects in the region.

Henry represents Holtan in its projects and leads a team of Quantity Surveyors alongside overseeing the marketing of the company.

Justin Roberts
Senior Project Manager

Justin has amassed a wealth of experience over twenty years of involvement in the construction industry having worked in different environments and nationalities. He is  Experienced in Construction Management and Contract Management, an Expert at Project Planning, Project Execution and Project Delivery, and a member of the Project Management Institute and a certified Project Manager.

At Holtan, he heads a team of Project Managers that are met with high demands and expectations levels, but have throughout been able to maintain high performance standards.

Mariam Al-Jabiri
Strategic Human Resource Manager

Mariam is an award winner in Tanzania (HR Person of the Year in 2016) indicative of the high standards of Human Resource Management and welfare at Holtan.

She holds a LL.B (Tanzania) and is a Master in Human Resource Management, with over eight years of experience. In her time at Holtan, she has managed to ensure Holtan is recognized as one of the best Employers in Tanzania.

Srinivas Darapareddy
Procurement Manager

Srini is a dynamic high level professional with 18 years of experience in Procurement, International Logistics & Materials Management. He is a Certified Sourcing Manager and s experienced in ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 procedures in Material Sourcing and logistics, International Procurement & Logistics. He holds a Master in Business Administration (India)

At HOLTAN he leads the day to day supplier management and engagement process, as well as inventory control in all the projects.

Raymond Mushi
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Mushi holds a degree in Accounting (Tanzania) and has over 12 years of experience working in construction related environments.

He leads a team of qualified accountants in managing the company’s finances.

Roberto Bernabe
Workshop Manager

Mr Bernabe is a Civil Engineer by profession and has over 16 years’ experience in construction related environments. Bobby manages the Company Workshop which produces furniture and fit out components for the various projects undertaken by Holtan.

The result is that we believe that all of our staff live and breathe our values every day, giving our customers a first class experience every time they come into contact with us.