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Trevor, after a 30-year career with his 110-year-old family business, holds the position as Executive Chairman of Dickinson Group of Companies, a global asset integrity management, industrial services, and digitization solutions company to the mining, metals smelting, mineral processing, and large industrial manufacturing companies. 

He is also the founder and CEO of Family Legacies, a business consulting company focusing on family business advisory, entrepreneurship, strategy, and international business, with an emphasis on business in Africa, the Middle East, and BRICs countries. Trevor also previously held the position of director and co-founder of Dickinson Projects, a leading South African property development company, focusing on industrial and commercial property development. 

During his career he gained vast international business experience, having travelled extensively to more than 60 countries. His extensive international business experience includes countries throughout the world, including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania and Egypt and the Middle East including Israel, Dubai, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia and other regions throughout the world including Iceland, Argentina, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Russia, Brazil, Kazakhstan, and CIS Countries. 

Trevor’s three decades of business expertise and experience includes:

Corporate Strategy

Marketing Strategy

Leadership Development


Dispute Resolution


Business in Africa

Our business consulting and advisory services help business owners, directors, executives, and managers to equipment them with strategic thinking, innovative and entrepreneurial mindset, and values-based leadership to ensure long-term, sustained competitive advantage of their organizations. Furthermore, managers at the senior and executive levels with proven skills and leadership talent, who are looking for stimulating learning experiences will find our services challenging and keep them on the cutting edge of global leadership. 


Trevor, being a follower of Peter Drucker’s teachings as one of the most widely-known and influential thinkers on management, continues to adopt Drucker’s philosophy of The Need for Continuous Learning. 

“It never ends. There is always the next new thing to learn. And not just the next new thing, but, in reality, the new world – the whole new landscape, the changing approach, to work itself. The old has gone, the new keeps coming…”


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