GWI Group
The GWI Group provides specialised project management and consulting services.
Our motto is
- Growth With Integrity -
Basil Karstadt, MD

Our Expertise

The GWI Group specialises in project management services. These services range from initiating, planning, implementing, managing and controlling to closing out of projects. GWI has been involved in development projects in various provinces in South Africa and in other parts of Africa. Together with their skills in development, they have also provided clients with consulting services.
GWI Project Managers are able to take a project from inception to completion. We frequently engage with clients that have an idea and need guidance to take their concept into an initiation phase, planning, implementation, monitoring and close out.

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Having gained experience in the field of projects we offer our clients consulting services in projects that can range from pure Project Management, Programme Management, Supply Chain Management, Policy and Procedures, Financial Management, Feasibility Studies and Value Engineering.

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With the resources within the group we are able to offer Turnkey Development solutions to projects. The organization has completed a number of projects in the construction sector and we are able to manage the project from inception to completion.

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Our Team

Basil Karstadt

Basil Karstadt

Managing Director

Basil is a registered Professional Construction Project Manager with the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) and an Associate Member of the Project Management South Africa (PMSA). He has been a shareholder in GWI for the past 18 years and completed projects throughout South Africa.

He initially qualified in Civil Engineering, completed a degree in Commerce and then completed a diploma in Project Management. He has been practising in the built environment profession for the past 30 years.

Paul Serote

Paul Serote

Executive Director

Paul is a registered professional Chartered Accountant (SAICA) and has practiced in both the private and public sector. He has experience of having worked for large corporate companies and public entities at senior level.

He completed his studies in accounting, is registered as a chartered accountant and is involved in providing consulting services in projects within the group.

Michael Crackett

Michael Crackett

Executive Director

Michael is an experienced entrepreneur and has extensive knowledge in the construction industry throughout South Africa. He has a commercial pilot’s license and is therefore able to access many of our projects in remote parts of the country and offers value adding services to our specialist aviation team.

He has studied commerce and has a Honours degree in Finance.

Our blog

  • New Offices

    New Offices

    Super User Blog 2014-05-20

    GWI Project Managers have moved their head office to Ridgeside Office Park in Umhlanga, Durban. We...

  • INK Creative Centre

    INK Creative Centre

    Super User Blog 2012-06-26

    On the 28th of June 2012, GWI held a certificate handover ceremony for all project participants...

  • GWI Branding

    GWI Branding

    Super User Blog 2010-10-10

    GWI Project Managers have re-launched their brand and with this new image they would like to...