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Offering everything IT as a service to help you do business, better.

At NBConsult, we come to work each day because we're passionate about all things IT. Yes, we're a bunch of tech junkies who love giving our customers the support and guidance they need to get the job done. From moving workloads to the cloud and managing digital infrastructures to integrating on-premises technology with the latest innovations, we're in the business of handling all your IT needs so you don't have to.

We have well over a decade worth of experience helping businesses successfully use technology to meet their strategic requirements. As an international IT consulting group, our clients range from oil companies to asset management groups in countries spanning from Hong Kong and Australia to South Africa, the UK and the US.

To get in touch with us, call 021 914 2348 or email sales@nbconsult.co.za.

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| Nicolas Blank

An architect, author and speaker focused on all things cloud, Nicolas is NBConsult’s Founder and Group CEO. Involved both locally and internationally with Office 365 and Azure cloud communities, he consults to customers on cloud-based and on-premise Exchange.

The co-author of a 2013 Microsoft Exchange Server field guide has been a Microsoft MVP for Microsoft Exchange since March 2007. Nicolas is also a lover of red wine, a travelling foodie and is passionate about CrossFit - but not necessarily in that order.


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Timothy Stockhall

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| Timothy Stockhall

The Group COO for NBConsult, Timothy has his hands firmly on the managerial reigns of the company. In charge of all things business across the group, he has brought his strategic planing skills, strong entrepreneurial mindset and wealth of experience gained while working for many years across different industries to the NBConsult team.

A serious foodie, he loves nothing more than firing up the NBConsult braai to cook excellent steaks for the team. He is also a F1 nut, proud husband and father.


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| Timothy Stockhall

The Group COO for NBConsult, Timothy has his hands firmly on the managerial reigns of the company. In charge of all things business across the group, he has brought his strategic planing skills, strong entrepreneurial mindset and wealth of experience gained while working for many years across different industries to the NBConsult team.

A serious foodie, he loves nothing more than firing up the NBConsult braai to cook excellent steaks for the team. He is also a F1 nut, proud husband and father.


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| Wietsche Fourie

NBConsult’s Group CFO, Wietsche Fourie is in charge of managing the taxman’s expectations and the group’s growth. Part of the NBConsult team for over three years, he handles the finances for the various businesses that fall under the NBConsult brand.

This ordained minister, husband and father is an avid sports fan and describes himself as the singing accountant.


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Gary Irwin

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| Gary Irwin

Gary has more than 18 years experience working in ICT services and business. The CEO of Lava Lamp - a Software Development and Solutions company that is part of the NBConsult Group – his focus is around offering software development and technology services to businesses in industries ranging from retail and telecoms to tourism and fintech.

Lava Lamp does so utilising some of the most updated and newest technologies. A lover of the outdoors, he enjoys mountain biking to kite boarding; especially if he can incorporate some sort of technology with it.


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| Gary Irwin

Gary has more than 18 years experience working in ICT services and business. The CEO of Lava Lamp - a Software Development and Solutions company that is part of the NBConsult Group – his focus is around offering software development and technology services to businesses in industries ranging from retail and telecoms to tourism and fintech.

Lava Lamp does so utilising some of the most updated and newest technologies. A lover of the outdoors, he enjoys mountain biking to kite boarding; especially if he can incorporate some sort of technology with it.


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| Chris Stickells

One may not think that Chris’ BSC Sport Science degree would add much value at an It consultancy but it does. Since joining the NBConsult team in 2015 he had applied his knowledge in coaching and managing teams to managing people and projects as the project manager for NBConsult.

He is Prince2 practitioner certified, a member of PMI (Project Management Institute and fulfils a sales and licensing role at the company. Chris is passionate about all things tech. When he’s not in front of his PC you can find him in the Crossfit box or out for a run.


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Pierre Devereux

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| Pierre Devereux

MSP Manager at NBConsult, Pierre also handles the more technical side of things – from patching and anti virus to risk assurance and so much more. Pierre has an IT career that spans more than 20 years and has worked with multiple server and cloud technologies.

He is currently expanding his knowledge base and deepening his understanding of all things cloud. When Pierre isn’t behind his desk, he’s tagging along for the ride while his sons teach him the art of Minecraft.


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| Pierre Devereux

MSP Manager at NBConsult, Pierre also handles the more technical side of things – from patching and anti virus to risk assurance and so much more. Pierre has an IT career that spans more than 20 years and has worked with multiple server and cloud technologies.

He is currently expanding his knowledge base and deepening his understanding of all things cloud. When Pierre isn’t behind his desk, he’s tagging along for the ride while his sons teach him the art of Minecraft.


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| Peet van Niekerk

Having previously worked as an art director and head of design, Peet started Designer Needed in 2015 and joined the NBConsult team in 2018. Tasked with handling all creative projects under the NBConsult umbrella, from updating NBConsult’s website to designing River Broadband’s new logo. Inspired by creating things and challenging the status quo, when he isn’t drawing or collecting comic books, he’s absorbing all things pop culture and using these inspirations to impress clients.


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Warren du Toit

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| Warren du Toit

Passionate about Microsoft Technologies, Networking, Open-Source, Warren describes himself as a serious Apple fan boy. The GM for the Gauteng Region, he has been a part of the NBConsult family since 2016.

His focus is on architecting and defining client cloud journeys. And when he’s not doing that, Warren enjoys speaking at events, blogging, podcasting and giving back to the community as a Microsoft MVP for Azure. An avid comic book reader, this super hero fan struggles to get up in the morning without a good cup of coffee.


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| Warren du Toit

Passionate about Microsoft Technologies, Networking, Open-Source, Warren describes himself as a serious Apple fan boy. The GM for the Gauteng Region, he has been a part of the NBConsult family since 2016.

His focus is on architecting and defining client cloud journeys. And when he’s not doing that, Warren enjoys speaking at events, blogging, podcasting and giving back to the community as a Microsoft MVP for Azure. An avid comic book reader, this super hero fan struggles to get up in the morning without a good cup of coffee.


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| Brian Reid

With nearly 25 years experience working with Microsoft and related technologies, it’s safe to say that Brian Reid is an industry veteran. The UK director of NB Consult, he specialises in helping his clients migrate to, and get the best from, Office 365, Azure and EMS.

This Microsoft MVP and father of three helps customers to design and integrate Microsoft Exchange Server, Active Directory and Office 365.


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