Simon Bugg

Regional Manager - Tanzania

Simon Bugg joined the team late December 2014 after a short induction at the London head office and returned to Tanzania in January 2015.

Simon has been tasked with appraising the the Tanzania market for conception of a Sunbird Group Facilities Management business and other outsourcing opportunities across the region. He is promoting the TFA remote site construction capacity to both mining and exploration sectors whilst also keeping a focus and contact with the oil and gas companies that are working in this region. Simon has assisted heavily with supporting the Uzuri Hotel Build Project in Zanzibar and promoting ESBC's serviced and managed offices expansion in Dar es Salaam.

Prior to working at Sunbird, Simon contracted for ATS to mobilise and manage an FM service contract for BG Group. Simon led a team in Dar es Salaam and Mtwara and gained valuable experience in the FM sector. He also worked in the Dar es Salaam property market as a consultant with Comfort Zone Real Estate whilst also providing financial business services with Southern Cross International for over six years in Tanzania, with an additional three years of similiar experience in Zambia.

Simon achieved an FC11 qualification while based in Zambia and holds a BTEC Diploma in Engineering from Somerset College of Art & Technology.

"Despite all of its challenges - there is a magical air about doing business in East Africa."