Tryfina Kgokong

Early Childhood

Tryfina Kgokong, a Professional Quantity Surveyor registered with SACQSP and MRICS. Tryfina was born in 1985 in Kenya to a Kenyan mother and South African father, the 2nd in a family of four girls.

She studied for her BSC in Construction and Honours degree in Quantity Surveying at the University of Cape Town.  Upon completing her studies she registered as a professional Quantity Surveyor with SACQSP in 2010 as well as MRICS in 2012.


Professional Experience

Tryfina stepped into the Construction industry in 2003 and since then has applied her depth of knowledge in the field of Construction and Property development not only in South Africa but also in Botswana, Zambia, Dubai, Qatar, Beirut and Abu Dhabi.

The biggest project involvement by Tryfina is the the Abu Dhabi international airport.  The Abu Dhabi Airport project is valued at over 10.8 Billion Dirhams (R42 Billion Rands). As a Quantity Surveyor, her range of projects is mighty broad and includes Malls, Office Blocks, Residential and Mixed-Use Developments, 5 Star Hotels, Airports, Schools, Prisons and Water Pump Stations.

After working in the UAE for 5 years, Tryfina returned to South Africa. She decided to start her own business Triumphant Zoe (Pty) Ltd in 2019. And triumphant she will is as she also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration obtained from University of Stellenbosch Business School. Tryfina is also a certified Life Coach, Business Coach and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner.


Professional Recognition

In 2018, she was nominated as the Women in Construction Rising Star. Early in 2019 she returned to her Alma Mater Cape Town University. Tryfina was the key guest speaker at the Top Achievers Award Ceremony for the Construction Economics and Management Department.

Hobbies include running, playing tennis, listening to worship music and evangelism.

Take the fina of the end of her name and you get Try. Here’s a girl who will keep on trying.

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