Council for the Built Environment (CBE)

Contact Details

Physical: 2nd Floor, Corobay Corner, 169 Corobay Avenue, Waterkloof Glen, 0010
Postal: PO Box 915, Groenkloof, 0027
Tel: 012 346 3985 / 087 980 5009
Fax: 012 346 3986


The mission of the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) is to implement projects and programmes that address built environment issues and add value to the built environment professions, government and the general public.

CBE's mandate is to: promote and protect the interests of the public in the built environment; promote and maintain a sustainable built environment and natural environment; promote ongoing human resource development in the built environment; facilitate participation by the built environment professions in integrated development in the context of national goals; promote appropriate standards of health, safety and environmental protection within the built environment; promote sound governance of the built environment professions; promote liaison in the field of training in South Africa and elsewhere, and promote the standards of such training in the country; serve as a forum where the built environment professions can discuss relevant issues; and ensure uniform application of norms and guidelines set by the professional councils throughout the built environment.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr I Nkosi

Mr IM Nkosi
Deputy Chairperson:
Ms NF Sithole
Council Members:
Ms CA Breed
Mr ND Lombard
Ms EG Makongwana
Mr JL Margolius
Dr T Mathe
Mr D Michell
Prof KA Michell
Mr C Mtshisa
Mr ZC Mvalo
Ms A Sassenberg
Mr RG Sefotlho
Mr S Thubane
Ms MM Tshangela
Chief Executive Officer:
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr Clifton Changfoot
Chief Operations Officer:
Ms Priscilla Mdlalose
Senior Management:
Adv Pieter Fourie (Manager: Regulations and Legal Services)
Adv Pieter Fourie (Company Secretary)
Ms Zanele Makhathini (Manager: Human Capital and Facilities Management)
Mr Phuti Manamela (Manager: Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation)
Ms Nana Mhlongo (Manager: Research and Policy)
Ms Sarie Treeby (Manager: Finance)
Mr Ehrhard Visser (Manager: Transformation Programmes)
Mr Leon White (Manager: Skills Development)
Communications Officers:
Ms Evelyn Bramdeow (Communications Specialist)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets11 42715 81412 3016 673
Non-Current Assets2 5962 8843 3852 027
Total Assets14 02318 69815 6868 700
Current Liabilities4 8214 8574 1383 371
Non-Current Liabilities----
Total Liabilities4 8214 8574 1383 371
Total Net Assets9 20213 84111 5485 329
Total Revenue44 45743 74540 01730 252
Revenue from Exchange Transactions622323322
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions43 83543 71340 01429 930
Total Expenditure(49 096)(41 181)(33 798)(28 179)
Employee Costs(20 085)(16 596)(16 228)(13 707)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(4 639)2 5646 2192 073
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(3 618)3 9437 306926
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(652)(378)(1 864)(891)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year11 21115 48111 9166 474
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure2 2874 144352-
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure-45--
Posts Approved323228n/a
Posts Filled282625n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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