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About EMCA

The Elections Management and Consulting Agency (EMCA of Africa) is an independent elections specialist company with experience in public and private elections management, elections materials supply, and elections campaign management.  The EMCA is based in Pretoria, South Africa and is managed by young South Africans with both industry experience and academic background knowledge in management and consulting. 


The EMCA core team and staff are industry experts with previous experience as academics, elections project coordinators, as well as business consultants.  This means that the EMCA has a wealth of elections management experience in comparison to other similar agencies in South Africa and Africa as a whole.  

"Democracy must be built through open societies that share information. When there is information, there is enlightenment. When there is debate, there are solutions."

- Atifete Jahjaga

The Founder

  • Founder and CEO of EMCA with over 17 years of Elections and Democracy; conflict resolution and management; Project Management;
  • 10 years at the Electoral Commission of South Africa in the department of Political Party Liaison and Electoral Operations;
  • Thought leader for Elections and Democracy in Africa;
  • Co-ordinated Traditional Authority Elections; Lonmin Medical Aid Elections; APC National Elective Conference; AIC National Elective Conference; University of Johannesburg; large footprint in the TVET College Sector;
  • Presiding Officer for a number of a number of Board of Trustee and SRC Elections in Institutions of Higher Learning;
  • Specialist in structuring, standardising and streamlining of election processes provide more accurate and productive processes to help companies realize their organizational/ company goals, through regular and credible elections;
  • Electoral support and assistance to Lesotho; Ivory Coast and DRC;
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