“Are you creating sustainable wealth through your leadership?”

PROFILE

Tjaart is a specialist facilitator in Strategy, Business Development, Start-ups, and Turn-arounds.

His 40 years’ experience in starting up and managing businesses in various industries, enables him to have a significant impact on executives he coach or advise

Although result driven, Tjaart has core values of respect and making a people’s lives who connects with him on a daily basis.

EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS

B.Sc (Town and Regional Planning) University of Pretoria

MBA (Strategy, Business Planning and Entrepreneurship)  Bond University Australia

Diploma in Project Management – Damelin

Diploma in Financial Management – Damelin

Certificate in Advanced Strategy – UCT

EXPERIENCE, INDUSTRIES AND CLIENTS

Development and Implementation of Business  Strategies and Performance Improvements at the following companies:

  • Mining (Ingwe Collieries/BHP Billiton, Glencore Coal, EXXARO and UMK),
  • Fraser Alexander Ltd
  • Chemical (Sasol and Coopers Environmental Science),
  • IT and Telecoms,
  • Manufacturing (Agrigro, Organoflow and Retail Brands Inter Africa),
  • Financing and Banking (Nedbank, Standard Bank, Botswana savings Bank, Citadel)
  • Communication (Bairds Communication),
  • Automotive Industry (AIDC/Blue IQ, Daimler Chrysler SA, VW Commercial Vehicles
  • Property Development  (Cranbrook, Uni Homes,  RealNet Real Estate Franchise Group and the SJA Development Group
  • Agricultural (Kanhym, Eendag Meule, Organoflo, and Agrigro)

CORE SKILLS

  • Business Strategy Facilitation and implementation
  • Marketing and Sales Strategies
  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Business Coaching
  • Business Start-Ups and Turnarounds

CAREER HISTORY

  • Startup and currently CEO of StratSolv Strategy and Business Management Consultancy
  • Turnaround and growth as CEO and owner of a National Real Estate Franchise group with growth from 26 to 94 Franchises
  • Executive Chairman of the biggest independent bottling plant in soft drinks and alcoholic beverages in South Africa – turnaround and successful sale of the business CEO of National Fertilizer Manufacturing Company which resulted in successful turnaround and sale of the business
  • Startup and Manage a Town and Regional Planning Consultancy Business with Head Office and six National Offices for 10 years
  • Project Management and Financing of Property Developments consisting of more than 10 000 residential units

PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTIONS

  • Chairman of Association of Consulting Town and Regional Planners for four years
  • Vice President of the Institute of Town and Regional Planners for two years
  • Vice President of the Institute of Real Estate Agents for two years

CURRENT POSITIONS:

  • Executive Chairman of Stratsolv (Pty) Ltd
  • Non-Executive Chairman of Attooh Group Holdings (Pty)Ltd
  • Non-Executive Chairman of EMS Credit (Pty) Ltd