Chief Executive Officer (Energy and Engineering)

Last Updated: 27th April 2020 (over 2 years ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
55 to 64

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I have over 30 years of experience and have held numerous executive positions in both private and public sector companies across a range of industries including Energy and Facilities Management. Currently a member of the Tsebo Facilities Solutions Board, and CEO for Energy and Engineering Division with the main focus being solutions that deliver superior services to clients and maintains the business market lead.


University of South Africa
Honours Degree in Commerce

   Jan 1987
— Dec 1992

Quantitative Management

University of Cape Town
BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering

   Jan 1982
— Dec 1985


Tsebo Energy Solutions
Chief Executive Officer

   Jan 1985
— Current

Energy Management… CEO and founding member of this business, built from scratch to break-even in 5 years with over 25 customers in sub-Saharan Africa, ~1000 meters installed and implemented numerous energy and water efficiency projects. Responsible for strategy development and implementation, to deliver a sound profitable business as part of the Groups broader geographic and product expansion strategic objectives.

Facilities Management… Founding member and was COO of this business, experienced in contract mobilisation, operations, service delivery, business development, growth and profitability. Was member of the Management Board responsible to ensure business activity is conducted according established principles of good governance through sound decision making to sustain growth and profitability and maximise shareholder returns.

Financial Management…. Financial Modelling, Budgeting, Forecasting, P&L’s and cost reporting for business, management accounting for pass through costs, approval frameworks, savings and contractual requirements, rules of disclosure and corporate accounting principles and practises related to fiduciary responsibilities as director.

Business Developer…. Thorough knowledge in start-ups of Energy and Facilities Management businesses, market research, selecting target markets, identifying partners, marketing and selling, building customer relationships, key appointment and recruitment, setting up, delivery and reporting.

Engineering Background…. Electrical Engineering have thorough technical understanding of Energy, Solar, HVAC, Building, Operations and Maintenance and well developed approach to solving problems using first principles and scientific methods.

Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Systems …. Experienced with various systems utilising smart metering to create profile data, analyse consumption patterns matched to related tariffs, bill verification, tenant billing, modelling and tracking conservancy measures.

Computerised Maintenance Management Systems…. Experienced with various systems in setting up Help Desk/Call Centres, asset registers, planned maintenance regimes, life cycle costing, reporting and statistical analysis.

Processes & Systems…. Setting up systems and infrastructure that support all activities in the business including Planned Maintenance, Help Desks, Asset Registers, Work Issue & Control, Cost Control & Budgeting, Personnel and Contract Administration. Managed project to certify core business systems and processes to the ISO9001 standards.

Outsourcing…. Extensive know in selling and implementing concept with customers wishing to focus on core business, setting up transfer of staff, labour negotiations, training and embedding service culture

Contract Negotiation…. Skilled and trained negotiator can set up framework, agendas, team member roles, use of various techniques in closing deals to give the customer whatever they want on terms acceptable to the business. Led large Public Private Partnership negotiations, drafting contracts, briefing legal counsel, boilerplate provisions, payment terms, termination conditions, obligations of parties, service level agreements.

Project Management…. Planning and scheduling all major tasks on project management principles setting up tasks, milestones, resources, budgets and cost controls.