CEO: Mr. Gregory Mofokeng

Gregory is the CEO of Empiric Steel (Pty) Ltd. The company manufactures, supplies and installs structural steelwork, architectural steelwork, mild steel balustrades, spiral stairs, staircases, and any general steelwork complete with corrosion protection.


He is the founder of Selao (Pty) Ltd. The Selao Concept was borne out of a need he identified in the market to provide temporary accommodation for people to sleep when visiting their relatives/family members.


He currently serves as the Secretary-General of the Black Business Council in the Built Environment (BBCBE), which was established in 2007 to serve as a federation for organizations representing black contractors and consultants in the industry. He is a National Executive Committee member of the Black Business Council (BBC), an umbrella body of black business in the country.


He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Construction Sector Charter Council (CSCC) and serves on the Council of the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). He also serves as a council member on the Council of the South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession (SACLAP).

He chairs the board of Tusk Construction Support Services (Pty) Ltd. The company was established in 1999 and it provides amongst others Bridging Finance, Performance Guarantees, Material Supplier Credit and other Support Services to the emerging contractors throughout the country.


He has been an active member of the National Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NAFCOC) for fifteen years and has served the organization in many capacities.  He started his leadership role as a Regional Secretary for its construction sector known as NAFCOC Construction (NAFCON) (formerly NAFBI). He rose through the ranks serving as the Secretary for its Gauteng Chapter and ultimately as its National Secretary General. The organization has structures in all the provinces and its objective is to offer business chamber services to the members focusing mainly on capacity building and lobbying government and the private sector for favorable trade terms.