Sandi Mbutuma has been appointed managing director of architectural company SVA International (SVA), a member of the GIBB Group of Companies and its Property Delivery Unit.
Sandi Mbutuma, MD, SVA International
Mbutuma was previously a director at Pentad Quantity Surveyors and a partner at Brian Heineberg & Partners. She then established her own practice, Azzaro Quantity Surveyors (Azzaro), where she served as the MD. During the transition period from Azzaro to SVA, Mbutuma will continue to fully discharge her responsibilities towards clients in relation to her role at Azzaro. She holds a B. Tech (QS) from the University of Johannesburg, and completed the Programme for Management Development at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, and the Property Development Programme at the UCT Graduate School of Business.
“We are excited to have Sandi joining SVA,” said GIBB Group CEO Richard Vries. “Looking at her track record and her standing in the industry, we know she will provide the exemplary leadership that will help SVA and the GIBB Group deliver on the continent’s infrastructure needs.”
Mbutuma has two decades of experience in the industry, in commercial building projects across Africa, facilities management, quantity surveying, technical auditing and senior management. She describes herself as an “ambitious, energetic, team player, with a pedantic attention to detail”.