Phokela Segobola

Phokela Segobola obtained his BSc in Animal Science from the University of Limpopo. His MSc (Animal Science) was obtained through the University of Pretoria with the focal point being on enzyme nutrition. He had the opportunity to discuss his MSc project poster with delegates at the 20th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition (ESPN) in the Czech Republic in 2015. He started his work journey at the National Department of Agriculture (Act 36, of 1947) as an Intern at the registrations desk for Stock remedies. In 2005, Phokela joined Epol, a Division of Rainbow Farms as a Technical trainee where he got involved in various departments of the business, from the Feed to the Agricultural division. In his last 3 years at Epol, Phokela worked as a Technical Advisor, Feed Formulator and Regional Nutritionist at Epol Pietermaritzburg (KwaZulu-Natal). In 2012, Phokela joined DSM Nutritional Products as Key Accounts Manager for Poultry, servicing the South African market. Since 2015, he has been supporting the Sub-Saharan Africa market with a strong focus on enzymes and monogastric nutrition. He is also an active member of the EMEA Regional Poultry technical team. What Phokela enjoys the most in his current role is the co-collaboration with customers to find innovative and sustainable solutions. Phokela enjoys being challenged and thinking outside the box!