Dr Reggy Seshoene grew up in the rural areas north of Tzaneen in the Limpopo Province, where he completed his matric prior to pursuing his tertiary engineering studies. He obtained Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering Management at the University of Johannesburg and currently involved in Industrial Engineering education through research supervision and reviews on research output for journals.
He is certified in Six Sigma (Black Belt) and project management and his doctoral thesis focused on systems dynamics approach and Lean Six Sigma to optimise container terminal capacity utilisation in maritime ports. He is currently employed at the state-owned forestry company where he is leading Business Development (including Business Optimisation and Innovation) and Project Management Office, and also serves on the board of a timber processing company as independent non-executive director. His 15 years of work experience was gained from various industries including banking, petroleum, maritime and manufacturing where his main responsibilities involved application of Industrial Engineering best practice methodologies and techniques to optimise efficiencies.