Keletjo Chiloane

Keletjo Chiloane

Senior Associate, Mercer South Africa

Professional Background

Keletjo brings over 10 years’ experience across various sectors in management consulting, deal advisory and metal products manufacturing.


She has leveraged off her experience and knowledge of engineering to provide advice to organisations in the mining industry, ranging from process and cost optimization projects to valuations, commercial analysis and feasibility studies.


She joined Mercer in July 2020  and has been involved in delivering various client projects and multiple business development endeavours since joining the team. 


She holds a BSc.Eng Metallurgical and Materials and an MEng. Industrial from University of Witwatersrand. She has also completed an MBA from the Graduate School of Business (University of Cape Town) 

Functional Expertise

  • Cost Optimisation
  • Job evaluations
  • Organisational design
  • Project post implementation reviews
  • Feasibility studies
  • Valuations
  • Due diligence

Industry Expertise

  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Oil and Gas


Multinational Technology Company

  • Completed job evaluations for the several positions within the organisation. This included interviewing managers in order to better understand the position and evaluating the jobs using WIN eIPE.

Global mining company

  • Led the technical and projects stream in an organisation model review project for a global mining client. The objective of the project was to align the operational structure of various support functions to the strategy of the organization.

Freight rail and port services company in Southern Africa

  • Capital projects post Implementation review on a variety of projects with a view to assess benefit realization on projects and also develop key lessons learnt
  • Prudence review for a Multi-Product Pipeline construction project. Specifically in the analysis of compensation events to ensure compliance with the New Engineering Contract 3 (NEC3) requirements

Cost optimization

  • Cost optimization projects for various plants including a platinum processing plant and Manganese smelter in order to assist management in developing strategies for managing their cost structures

Other pursuits

East African Insurance company

  • Developed a bespoke solution for an East African Insurance company operating in five countries within the region. The solution focuses on cost optimisation and flexible working and included other OPCO’s within the MMC group i.e Oliver Wyman and Marsh.

Automotive sector forum

  • Leading the team involved with the automotive forum. This includes coordination with all the members of the forum, setting up the sessions and facilitating discussions