About Us

Facility Management Conference and Exhibition (FMCE) promotes the profession through bringing together specialist speakers, delegates and exhibitors, through collaboration with local asset stakeholders and business communities.  Our aim is to bring industry awareness through annual conferencing and exhibition events to share knowledge and expertise in different disciplines covered under facilities management. Our clients can expect to benefit from practical applicable solutions capable of bringing  business operation efficiencies. Exhibitors will showcase soft and hard FM products and services. You are sure to find the right solution for your specific needs at Facility Conference 2019 and beyond. We also leveraged on successful webinars since March 2020 and have grown our audience online.

About FMCE AFRICA 2020 Conference and Exhibition

We delighted to launch this first Africa FM conference for the continent on a virtual platform to enable more delegates to participate. We are inviting our existing and new guest speakers to join us in disseminating FM expertise and experience over a two day conference and exhibition event, with the opportunity to network with colleagues in the built environment profession and building long lasting relationships.

Who are we?

Facility Management Conference and Exhibition (FMCE) promotes the profession through bringing together specialist speakers, delegates and exhibitors, through collaboration with local asset stakeholders and business communities.  Our aim is to bring industry awareness through annual conferencing and exhibition events to share knowledge and expertise in different disciplines covered under facilities management. Our clients can expect to benefit from practical applicable solutions capable of bringing business operation efficiencies. Exhibitors will showcase soft and hard FM products and services. You are sure to find the right solution for your specific needs at Facility Conference 2019 and beyond.

Our Team

Maria is the Founding Director of FMCE Africa – an integrated Facility Management (FM) conferencing, consultancy and training company. FMCE assists clients develop the right skills, capacities, culture and strategy to effectively preserve and grow the value of their assets and facilities. Maria brings over 20 years of multi-disciplinary experience in the property industry. She has gained valuable international and local FM experience working with both local authorities and the private sector at both strategic and operational levels. Maria holds a BSc Property Management and an MSc
Construction and Project Management.

Bashi brings 22 years of experience in both in the public and private sectors, including two global entities: KPMG Consulting and Accenture. His experience covers multiple sectors: mining, manufacturing, tourism, banking, insurance, investments, and telecommunications. His functional experience covers strategy, project management, business development, change management, technology and innovation. His analytical, data-driven and bottom-line approach is coupled with strong communication, change management and risk management skills. Bashi holds a BA Economics (Connecticut College) and an MA (Yale University).

Sithabile brings 19 years of experience in the build environment working with both design and implementation of projects.  Following her qualification in Architecture in Glasgow, Scotland, she founded Meralo Design, an architectural practices that offers architectural design, urban design, landscape design, interior design and project management.  Her experience covers Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, Sudan, and Norway.  She is the current Chairperson of the Architects Registration Council of Botswana and the Deputy Chair of BHC Board.  She is also a council Member of the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) and serves the CAA’s Vice President for the Africa Region.

Ms. Wamahia is the founder of Adroit Facilities Limited (AFL), which is a facility Management Company based in Kenya. AFL has been in the Kenyan market since 2015 and provides facilities management services in the country. Previously, Ms. Wamahia was the Head of Facilities in Kenya for G4S where she was responsible of setting up and running the FM department. She has also served as General Manager for Regus, the largest workspace provider. It was at Regus that her interest for FM was ignited where she obtained internal training and was providing FM services to fortune 500 companies such as Proctor and Gamble, Google, HP, Qualcomm among others.

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