WHY ENGAGE TFA :

TFA has a wealth of experience in the field of Technical Assurance and offers a specialised service that is inrelevant across industry throughout Southern Africa.

This experience is demonstrated through our experienced resources which include all engineering disciplines including quantity surveyors, and other built environment professionals. The extensive legal and forensic investigative support services of our team, can provide dedicated and relevant specialists to provide assurance for your infrastructure assets and mitigate against potential financial or reputational loss.

Our Engineering partner, SiVEST, is a South African based international company founded in 1952. It offers a wide range of services in the built and natural environment. Its in-house capabilities include the fields of civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering, project/time management, environ-mental, and town and regional planning.

TFA is committed to developing sustainable relationships with its clients. Through this teamwork, it delivers appropriate solutions, adding value in all disciplines. TFA and its partners has gained extensive project delivery experience both nationally and internationally specialising in the sectors of energy, water and utilities, construction management, industrial and process plants, commercial and retail buildings, education and health, public buildings and facilities, urban infrastructure and township development, housing and tourism and conservation.
SiVEST is a South African based international company founded in 1952. It offers a wide range of services in the built and natural environment. Its in-house capabilities include the fields of civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering, project/time management, environ-mental, and town and regional planning.

SiVEST is committed to developing sustainable relationships with its clients. Through this teamwork, it delivers creative project solutions, adding value in all disciplines. SiVEST has gained extensive project delivery experience both nationally and internationally specialising in the sectors of sugar, energy, industrial and process plants, commercial and retail buildings, education and health, public buildings and facilities, urban infrastructure and township development, housing and tourism and conservation.

CLIENTELE

The principals and partners of TFA have represented, or provided services for the following clients in the performance of technical investigations and/or assurance reviews:
  • Addax Bio Energy
  • Dorstfontein Coal Mines (Pty) Ltd
  • Department of Energy
  • Ernst and Young
  • ESKOM
  • EXXARO
  • Genrec
  • Golder Associates AfricaIllovo Sugar
  • International Olympic Committee
  • Irene Land Corporation
  • Mag Industries
  • NCP Alcohols
  • Omnia Group (Pty) Ltd
  • PWC
  • Rainbow Farms
  • Sappi Limited
  • Sasol Limited
  • Total Coal SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Total SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Transnet SOC
  • Zambia Sugar
  • Zurich Insurance

 

Personal Profiles

Hover over the lead names below for more detailed team information.
  • FRED SUTHERLAND (Water and Infrastructure)

    Position: Managing Director and Principal
    Department: M&A and Assurance
    Sector: Infrastructure
    Qualifications: PhD, M.Sc.Civil Engineer
    Area of Specialisation: Projects, Water Systems and Infrastructure, Civil Bulk Infrastructure, Water & Wastewater Engineering.
    Memberships: Member of the Engineering Council of South Africa
    Member of the South African Institute of Civil Engineers
    Member of the Eater Institute of South Africa
    Direct phone: +27 (0)83 255-5078
  • ALAN RIDGARD

    Position: Principal and Subject Matter Expert
    Department: Project Development and Assurance
    Sector: Infrastructure
    Qualifications: M.Sc.Civil Engineer; MBA (Finance), Pr.Eng. 940062 (1994)
    Area of Specialisation: Construction Contracts, Project Controls, Project Finance, Civil Bulk Infrastructure, Water & Wastewater Engineering, Hydrology and Fluid Dynamics.
    Memberships: Member of the Engineering Council of South Africa
    Member of the South African Institute of Civil Engineers
    Direct phone: +27 (0)83 308 4561
  • SECHABA MOLETSANE (Energy)

    Position: Director and Principal
    Department: Assurance
    Sector: Infrastructure
    Area of Specialisation: Public Infrastructure, Power and Utilities, Environmental, Agriculture
    Direct phone: 76 318 6327
  • PEARSE RUTLEDGE (Project Commercial – Power and Energy)

    Position: Subject Matter Expert
    Department: Project Commercial Development - Partner
    Sector: Public and Private Infrastructure
    Qualifications: B.Sc.Civil Engineer; MBA
    Area of Specialisation: Analysis, credit structuring, marketing, and financing of infrastructure asset transactions across a wide range of industry sectors and international markets. Debt Capital markets, originating and executing structured finance debt issuance for a wide range of industry sector clients, Specific emphasis on infrastructure asset financing in emerging markets with deep experience on Power and Energy
    Memberships: Chartered Civil Engineer
  • GRAHAM PYE (Gas and Bio-Fuels)

    Position: Subject Matter Expert – Natural and Bio-gas
    Department: Project Development and Assurance - Partner
    Sector: Power and Gas Infrastructure
    Qualifications: B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering.
    Area of Specialisation: Gas strategy, Floating barge feasibility, LNG and LPG technical assurance. Power generation projects using LNG, LPG or bio-Gas