RLB Africa 2023 promotions

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Nicolas Sheard


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Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) has announced promotions in South Africa for the first half of 2023, with the internal advancements of three partners and two associates, reflecting the firm’s wealth of talent.

These promotions underscore our commitment to nurturing talent from within, and exemplify the bright future that lies ahead for both our employees and the company at large. We welcome our colleagues into their new roles and look forward to their continued success at RLB.

Alain Alexander | Partner – Cape Town, South Africa
Alain qualified at the University of Cape Town, and has over 6 years’ experience as a quantity surveyor. He has been involved in commercial, education, infrastructure, residential and industrial projects since joining RLB in 2016.

Albert Reitzema | Partner – Cape Town, South Africa
Albert joined RLB in 2013 and has 15 years’ industry experience. He has provided quantity surveying services for small and large-scale projects in a variety of sectors, including commercial, hotel and leisure, residential and retail.

Neale Kloppers | Partner – Pretoria, South Africa
With nearly a decades‘ experience, Neale brings a depth of proficiency in quantity surveying across a diverse range of sectors. His particular areas of expertise are residential developments which includes high density student housing, walk-ups and luxury housing. Neale also holds experience in hotels, warehouses and day hospitals.

Liezel Brummer | Associate – Pretoria, South Africa
Liezel qualified Honours (Cum Laude) at the University of Pretoria in 2017. She started her career at RLB as a student, and has 6 years’ experience as a quantity surveyor in office, residential, industrial and retail developments.

Nardus Harmse | Associate – Johannesburg, South Africa
Nardus is a Professional Quantity Surveyor for the Engineering Cost Management Division. He has over 17 years’ experience in the mining, engineering and infrastructure sectors with particular specialisation in large infrastructure and mining projects.

About RLB Africa
Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) is a global independent construction, property and management consultancy with registered offices in South Africa, Kenya, DRC and Botswana, and formalised partnerships in Namibia, Angola and Nigeria. Furthermore, RLB is active in at least 15 countries in Africa. With global knowledge and expertise, we aim to lead the way in providing a sustainable, competitive advantage to our clients, and are committed to delivering high quality outcomes through advice focused on the cost, quality and sustainability of the built environment.

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Nicolas Sheard
Nicolas Sheard

Chief Executive Officer (RLB Africa)