GIBB is one of the leading multi-disciplinary engineering and architectural consulting companies in South Africa with 67% black ownership.

The company has a strong African orientation with a large geographical footprint on the continent. It has been operating since 1956 and has proven capabilities in delivering world-class projects of any magnitude. GIBB prides itself on delivering high-quality projects underpinned by an independently certified ISO 9001 quality system since 1999.

Over the years, the company has developed an in-depth understanding of the challenges of developing infrastructure in Africa. This has contributed to the company’s position as the partner of choice for the private sector, state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and governments, all of whom seek proven expertise to respond to the numerous infrastructure demands and needs of the continent.

The winning combination of top talent, in-depth industry knowledge, a well-earned reputation for excellence and commitment to timeous and within-budget delivery ensures that the client is guaranteed success for every project. GIBB’s long track record of industry awards is testament to the recognition bestowed by industry peers. (0)11 519 4600

Service Offering

In addition to its traditional service offerings, GIBB offers a full range of architectural services through its subsidiary, SVA International. This has expanded the GIBB offering beyond engineering, to architecture and urban planning.

With offices in all major cities in South Africa and the rest of Africa, SVA International’s areas of expertise include retail, hospitality, commercial, health, education and residential developments.

Company Information

Group CEO: Richard Vries
Chief Financial Officer: Mohammed Mayat
Group Business Development Executive: Muzi Siyaya
Marketing & Communications Manager: Wanda Pretorius
Human Resources Executive: Philip Barnard

Company Statistics

Year founded: 1956
Founding members: David Hill and Leo Kaplan
Employees: 720
Branches in SA: Bloemfontein, Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London, Queenstown, Mtatha and Pretoria
Strategic partnerships: BBCBE

Contact Details

Head Office: Johannesburg Woodmead North Office Park 54 Maxwell Drive, Woodmead, 2191
Tel: 011 519 4600

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