Mr Nehemiah Kapofi

Senior Engineer (Transport) Road Fund Administration of Namibia

Nehemiah Kapofi is a Namibian Civil Engineer who started his career in 2003 with the Roads Authority (RA) of Namibia. In this formative years with the RA, he was involved in numerous activities ranging from the management and supervision of roads maintenance and construction contracts; including the monitoring and reviewing of the 3-5 year re-gravelling programmes in the Northern Regions of the country.

His duties also extended to road network and project planning, overseeing the application of the overload control strategy on the national road network, road safety measures (including traffic calming), bridge inspections and drainage investigations. Administration related to the planning of the national road network also featured prominently in his work where he was the Project Control Engineer on various project proposals, feasibility studies and roads master plans.

After 8 years with the roads agency, he joined the consulting industry where he gained further exposure to elements of engineering management and design; contract administration and project management. 

Having joined the Road Fund Admisntration (RFA) of Namibia in 2017, he provides strategic input into the funding determination from the Road User Charging System, specifically for road maintenance and preservation of the national road network.

he has more than 15 years’ extensive experience in the transportation field in Namibia. He has represented formerly, the RA on the Committees of ASANRA and SADC, at regional level. With the RFA, he participates in meetings of ASAFG, the regional body for SADC Road Funds.

As a result of the work done on the Namibian overload control strategy, Nehemiah co-authored a paper with Mr J. Bosman on the “Optimisation of Weighbridge Location” which was presented at the 4th SARF/IRF Regional Conference for Africa in October 2010.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Honours) qualification obtained in 2003 from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.