About Eco Roots Consulting
Eco Roots Consulting (Pty) Ltd is a private environmental consultancy based in Hartebeespoort in the North-West Province of South Africa.
The Company has been established with the purpose of providing Environmental Management Services to private and public development industries in South Africa while promoting sustainable development and the conservation of the biophysical and human environment.
Niqui Viljoen is the Managing Director of Eco Roots Consulting. Niqui has a B.A Degree in Environmental Management (currently pursuing an Hons in Environmental Management) and her career spans South Africa, Namibia, Mali, Botswana and Sierra Leone where she has been involved with the undertaking of numerous Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA), Public Participation Processes, Resettlement Action Plans, Environmental Auditing, Compliance Monitoring and Community Development Programmes. She has also served in several honorary and elected positions, including Secretary for the Lowveld Regional of the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa and Secretary for the Environmental Monitoring Committee for the Pappas Quarry Hazardous Landfill Site.
During her years of employment, she has been exposed to a wide range of projects and industries including residential, industrial, mining and recreational. She has also had extensive exposure to ensuring compliance with various National and International legislative requirements and best practice guidelines and principles including the Equator Principles and IFC Performance Standards.