04 Mar Candace Van Zantwijk
Candace graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1997; followed by a National Diploma in Industrial Design in 1999 from the Technikon Witwatersrand. Subsequently she has completed her Prince2 Practitioner’s Course, the SAPOA Property Development Programme and embarked on a Masters in Project Management. Experience prior to joining Turner & Townsend included project management in the Retail Sector for JHI Project Management; as well as project / programme management in the Telecommunications Industry as a National Project Manager for TFMC (Pty) Ltd. In addition to project and programme management, Candace headed up a project management team specialising predominantly in large-scale “green field” developments and the Johannesburg Project Management Department, prior to being deployed to Barclays to manage the RFI process on a new retail delivery model, and subsequently the Retail Minor and Refresh programme. On her return to the office from Barclays, Candace re-focused on “greenfield” developments in the Health and Commercial sector, as well as high-end fit-outs Candace joined Turner & Townsend Project Management in June 2008 as a Senior Project Manager, and was made an Associate Director in November 2009. Candace was subsequently promoted to Director and heads up the Project Management Department in Johannesburg.