Twilla ( Pty) is a small enterprise offering Capital Project Advisory experienced resources to support companies with project identification, development and execution.
Our main focus is on Greenfield and Brownfield expansion projects in South Africa and Africa.

Our Key strength is the ability to work alongside client and developers from early stages of development through to financial close.
We have extensive experience in the Energy and Infrastructure sectors as well as a strong global network with access to credible partners ensuring efficient and cost effective progress for selective projects.

Our Vision

To provide and introduce selected global and local companies with experienced project advisory services to expand their business into selected sectors and geography growth markets by providing them with African market intelligence, project opportunities, partners in development, funding, execution and operations.

Our Mission

Entrusting your aspirations for Africa in Twilla, your African partner of choice committed to delivering growth opportunities through smart collaboration.

Our Values

  • Integrity – Live for integrity and values
  • Reliability- Fast dependable responses
  • Commitment – Be passionate and driven to achieving our objectives
  • Trust – Belief in strong client relationships
  • Innovation – Solutions driven

Our Team

William Ian Zeelie ( Director and Owner )

55 year old South African citizen with 36 years experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Extensive experience in strategy formulation, leadership guidance, operational improvement and executive mentoring, with specific skills around project development to financial close. He sat on the board of numerous internal Group Five entities as well as external entity namely Lesedi Nuclear Services Pty Ltd. Willie Zeelie is a member of the Engineering Council South Africa ( ECSA), as well as a member of the South African.

Karen Ashley Cumming (Director)

Karen Cumming is a Charted Accountant and Director of Twilla with over 10 year’s experience in managing the financial tasks of a listed Construction Company. Her role within the business is to provide financial advice, assisting clients with African Project implementation , asset management and strategic advice and direction in respect of financial information and risk mitigation.

Jessica Chelsea Day (Marketing and Research Manager)

Jessica is a 26-year-old South African woman. She attended Monash University South African. While attending, she completed both her Bachelor of Business Science Degree in which she double majored in Marketing and Management, as well as completing her Honours in Business Science (Marketing). She has worked as an intern at Ogilvy & Mather at the Go advertising agency. She is responsible for the Finance and Administrative duties, as well as Marketing and Business Research.