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André is an ACCREDITED FAMILY BUSINESS CONSULTANT and the co-founder and Chief Convener of  FABASA (FAMILY BUSINESS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA) and has consulted more than 300 family businesses in SA and elsewhere in the world.

FABASA focus on the best practices in the world for family-owned businesses and is linked to international family business institutions, such as FFI.

The primary focus 

  • Governance structures for family businesses, with a FAMILY BUSINESS CONSTITUTION,  to ensure a fair balance between the interest of the FAMILY (family harmony, inter & intra-generational challenges, sibling rivalry etc.) AND the interest of the BUSINESS (proper business structures to ensure emotions do not impact on sound business decisions
  • Professional Succession Planning
  • Creating a Values-Based family business to adhere to increasing regulation (governance)