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    Our CEO in Profile

    Dr. John Wentzel remains as humble as he is accomplished: “My mother taught me that I was no better than anyone else and that, equally, nobody was better than I was. That taught me to judge people by their characters, not by the titles they hold.” John grew up on the tough Cape Flats to study hard; achieving Honours and Masters degrees, an MBA and a PhD in engineering. A true DESTINY MAN, he is interviewed in this month’s issue...
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    Steering Strategic FM

    In 2012 in South Africa, and as part of a Global Outsourcing Programme, Corporate Real Estate Solutions (CRES) at Barclays Africa, entered into a five year partnership with Tsebo Solutions Group (operating under the TFS banner) to deliver FM on a portfolio of 940+ properties (over 1, 2 million m2 of real estate). The move created a market-leading operating model; delivering value and effectiveness whilst protecting people and assets. jFM’s Terry Owen talks with Paul M’Crystal, Gauteng Regional Head of Facilities Management (CRES) at Barclays Africa, on his recent appointment as Chairman of SAFMA and the success of Tsebo’s partnership with Barclays.
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    Future Perfect

    Future Perfect When EY (Ernst & Young) undertook the massive staff relocation into its new 23 500m2 head office in Sandton in December 2013, it implemented the largest ‘Workplace of the Future’ deployment in EY globally and unlocked the resources- and cost-saving advantages of advanced green building infrastructure. Yet for those to be fully realised, the new building’s numerous systems would have to be intensively metered and analysed - posing a more data-driven role for its FM service providers than traditionally required. With Eris Facilities Management providing integrated facilities management on-site, Tsebo Solutions Group has the mandate over office space internally. Read more about how we monitor and mould this green giant’s daily performance, to drive maximum sustainability for EY:
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    Challenge accepted!

    Tsebo Solutions Group Project Services rises to the challenge at Stellenbosch University: With tuition and academic excellence the benchmark at all Stellenbosch University campuses, amenities and facilities must evolve to support it. In 2010, Tsebo Solutions Group Project Services (DSPS) was entrusted with a complex and extensive backlog & refurbishment contract, designed to ensure state-of-the-art campus infrastructure into the future. The budget: R200 million and growing. See attached for how DSPS has been delivering first-class results.
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    The Big Bang

    It is the biggest FM outsourcing deal concluded in South Africa. A year ago, there were many who thought it would never see the light of day. Today, Tsebo Solutions Group and Barclays Absa have proved the sceptics wrong, and have shown how the Big Bang can work. But it takes very special teams, innovation, maturity, faith and trust in huge amounts. By Terry Owen