We have a team of dedicated staff

Progress Kashandula

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Kashandula has worked in the biomass industry for more than 12 years specifically in senior capacity of managing sustainable bush harvesting, production, and biomass utilisation projects. Previous was Operations Manager of the pioneer bush to energy project called Energy for Future at Ohorongo Cement. He has played a vital role in the development and implementation of a capacity building aspect of the Namibian Biomass Industry called Debushing Advisory Service. His background is in Business management, environment and project management with a Master of Leadership and Change Management. He brings a wealth of experience in environmental fieldwork, biomass production and processing. He is the current CEO of Namibia Biomass Industry Group (N-BiG) and the De-bushing Advisory Service (DAS) a capacity building division of N-BiG.

Landuleni Uugulu

Junior Technical Advisor

Landuleni N Uugulu joined the De-bushing Advisory Service in October 2018. With a background of Agricultural production and management from the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Monitoring and Evaluation from IM International, Cape town. Landuleni is passionate about contributing to the efforts to combat climate change through capacity building and monitoring and evaluation systems. Her experience includes facilitation and training in rangeland management, data management, support to M&E systems and crop production.

Petrus Nghipangelua

Intern - Animal Nutrition

Petrus Nghipangelua has joined the DAS team on April 1st, 2019. He holds a BSc in Wildlife Management and Eco-tourism from the University of Namibia, and currently pursuing his MSc in Rangeland Resources Management at the University of Namibia. Petrus has a good background in natural resources management and animal nutrition.