Werner Fourie – Pr. Pln PMP Pr GISc CWEP CP3P-F

Werner Fourie – Pr. Pln PMP Pr GISc CWEP CP3P-F

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Werner Fourie directs the i @ Consulting urban and regional planning unit. He is a Professional planner (Pr. Pln), Professional GIS Practitioner (Pr GISc),and a registered Project Management Professional (PMP), with more than 20 years’ experience in strategic as well as land use planning. His key strength lies in combining his understanding and experience of the built environment with technical and analysis skills using tools such as GIS to bring a unique perspective to urban and regional problem solving.

He employs spatial quantitative methods such as bid rent analysis and simulating property values under different conditions, gravity analysis to identify and rank spatial structuring elements, and simulating the impacts of various density levels on the built environment. Werner has made presentations on geographic information systems at a number of seminars across the country and is regularly invited as keynote speaker to conferences across South Africa.

Werner is considered a leading expert in the field of land use planning under the SPLUMA regime. He has been instrumental in drafting innovative land use schemes that (for the first time in South Africa) deals with the issue of informality. He furthermore actively seeks innovative tools to include in land use schemes with the aim of linking spatial planning and land use management. He is very active in the municipal environment and regularly interacts with officials in various departments (from town planning, infrastructure to financial departments). This interaction as well as the multi-disciplinary team at i @ Consulting (Pty) Ltd has led to him having n unique, integrated understanding of local government, its programs and datasets. Werner regularly gets invited to provide training courses for the planning industry and has presented courses on SPLUMA as well as Land Use Scheme guidelines.

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Pr GISc
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CWEP
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