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Our Speakers

Honorable Minister Vincent T. Seretse was appointed Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development in June 2018. He is also the Member of Parliament for Lentsweletau/Mmopane constituency. Prior to June 2018, Minister Seretse served as Minister of International Affairs and Cooperation. Before assuming his responsibilities as Botswana’s Chief Diplomat, Minister Seretse served as Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI) from November 2014 to March 2018. 

 

As Minister responsible for Infrastructure and Housing Development, Hon. Seretse is actively involved with ensuring that his Ministry delivers quality government projects, on time and on budget. This includes national housing programs in line with his Ministry’s mission of facilitating home ownership among Botswana. He is also charged with the responsibility of facilitating an enabling environment for project execution by overseeing the registration of construction professionals like engineers, quantity surveyors and architects.

Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development

HONOURABLE VINCENT T. SERETSE

Keynote Speaker

Ms. Wamahia is the founder of Adroit Facilities Limited (AFL), which is a facility Management Company based in Kenya. AFL has been in the Kenyan market since 2015 and provides facilities management services in the country. Previously, Ms. Wamahia was the Head of Facilities in Kenya for G4S where she was responsible of setting up and running the FM department. She has also served as General Manager for Regus, the largest workspace provider. It was at Regus that her interest for FM was ignited where she obtained internal training and was providing FM services to fortune 500 companies such as Proctor and Gamble, Google, HP, Qualcomm among others.  

Managing Director and Founder Adroit Facilities Limited

ATLANTA WAMAHIA 

​Planning to reduce the cost of building maintenance

Cliff Hocking is the owner and CEO of Wilconox Facilities Management Services, providing a variety of consultancy services to the Facilities Management and related industries.

Cliff has extensive Facilities Management experience and exposure covering in-house operational management, outsourced operations, consulting, business development and training.

He has managed in-house facilities management operations in the Financial Services, Automotive and Healthcare industries his outsourced F M operational management exposure includes managing contracts within the Telecommunications, Financial Services, Hospitality and Retail sectors amongst others.

Owner and CEO 

Wilconox Facilities Management Services

CLIFF HOCKING

Why you need buildings to be compliant/Effective implementation of PPP & FM

Richard has extensive knowledge of the operations in the South African Facilities Management environment and is passionate about the development of this industry. With more than 20years’ experience,

 

Richard is a developer of Facilities & Property Management related solutions in the corporate, research, chemical, nuclear, and agricultural sectors.
 

Richard holds several roles within Broll Property Group, including being a board member of
several Broll companies. He leads, in conjunction with the Group, the development of the
Facilities Management strategy and implementation of associated long and short term goals.

Director Facilities Management, Brolll Property Group (Pty) Ltd.

RICHARD FLAME

The future of FM across all service sectors

Andrew is perhaps one of the best known faces in Facilities Management on the African Continent. He has over 30 years experience in the built environment which extends from starting his own Project Management and Building Surveying Company in the UK and South Africa, to executive positions at two of the biggest Facilities Management operators on the African Continent. Andrew now runs Workplacefundi, an independent Workplace and Facilities Management consultancy focused on helping executives and organisations unlock workplace performance and improve their competitive advantage by leveraging their workplace, facilities and services.

Owner 

Workplacefundi

Chairman of SAFMA

ANDREW MASON 

Leverage workplace, facilities and services to unlock performance and competitive advantage.

Nic has extensive experience in the banking industry. Although he has also been involved in a diverse range of other industries his primary focus centers on strategic management facilitation where he has extensive knowledge of the Balanced Scorecard. Coupled with this Nic has an excellent knowledge of business processes and process modelling tools. He also has a solid track record in project management where he has been very successful in the development and delivery of numerous successful training interventions.

(MAP) Wits Business School, Dip Project Management.

NIC GILDENHUYS

Business preparedness with business continuity plans - are you ready?

Engr. Olumide Aina is the Managing Director of Green Facilities LImited, a fast growing FM company whose focus is to achieve the 11th goal of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) which is to develop sustainable communities and cities through the provision of Sustainable Facilities Management services. He is the Founder of Fmtalk360, a professional platform designed to raise the awareness of Facilities Management in Nigeria. He is also the Vice-Chair of Institute of Workplace Management, UK, (IWFM)Nigeria region, formerly BIFM, a professional body for Facilities Management with over 17000 members around the world. He is the current IFMA- FMCC REgional Director representing Subsaharan Africa. 

Managing Director/CEO, Green Facilities Limited

AINA OLUMIDE MSc, MFM, MNSE, MIWFM, FIBN

How sustainability can help optimise building performance

Sithabile Mathe has 19 years of post-graduate experience in the built environment working with both design and implementation of projects. She qualified in Architecture in Glasgow, Scotland. In 2006, she established Moralo Designs, an Architectural Practice which now offers Urban Design, Architectural Design, Landscape Design, Interior Design and Project Management services. Her professional experience is also within contractual matters and project management of building projects as well as assessments of the financial viability of projects. She also has extensive work experience from Botswana, South Africa, Norway, South Sudan and Tanzania. Ms. Mathe serves as Chairperson of the Architect’s Registration Council of Botswana and as Deputy Chairperson of the BHC Board. She is also Council Member for the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) as Vice President Africa Region and the Chair of CAA Validation.

Director, Moralo Designs

MS. SITHABILE MATHE MNAL MAAB MBIDP Arch BW

How effective is space optimisation in maximising facilities use?

Johann is Head of the Academy for Facility Management and currently serves as Chairperson of the ISO/SABS Technical Committee (TC267) for Facility Management.

He holds various qualifications including a Masters’ degree from the Univ. of Pretoria as well as the International Diploma in Facility Management from FMH in the Netherlands.

Johann has been involved in FM education for two decades, starting first at TUT, later at the University of Pretoria and currently at the Academy as lecturer, researcher and curriculum developer.

Johann is a long-standing member of the Technical Committee and during this time he has participated as a subject matter expert on the development of four ISO standards for FM as well as SANS1752 (Strategic FM System Standard)

Head 

Academy for Facility Management and Chairperson: ISO/SABS Technical Committee (TC267) for FM

JOHANN EISELEN MA, Dip FM

International FM standards – what can we learn?

Mother.K is a social enterprenuer, she is co-founder of a Mental and Emotional wellbeing organization in Botswana called AfroBotho. AfroBotho has worked with corporate’s, NGO’s, educational institutions and hosts Mindfulness Retreats.

Mother.K started practicing meditation over 10 years ago to relieve stress and exhaustion that was due of high demanding job during the peak of her corporate in the media industry as a Commercial Head responsible for advertising and marketing, distribution departments. Her role caused her stress, anxiety and pressure to always outperform her last best achievement.She decided to take the road less travelled and gave up her corporate career to follow her soul calling which was to find personal peace and to help others find theirs.  As one who is always willing to learn she began to study meditation, breathing techniques and mindfulness.

Co-Founder

AfroBotho

MOTHER.K MASIRE 

Challenges of Mental health in the workplace