Stephen Hickmore


Philip Meyer

Director & Chairman


Kuno Tschumi

Principal, Food Service, wines, Management Intro

Qualifications: Higher Diploma in Hospitality Management, Switzerland

Dr. Cameron Martin

Academic Dean

Qualifications: BA Organisational Psych & Human Kinetics & Ergonomics, PGCE (Rhodes), B Ed (Hons) Wits, M Ed Wits – Curriculum Development, Doctorate of Philosophy (Education) Wits

Lebohang Dibate

Head of Rooms Division

Qualifications: ND Hospitality Management, Btech: Food & Beverage Management, Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education Cum Laude

Chef Sam Theron

Executive Sous Chef, Senior Culinary Arts Lecturer

Qualifications: City and Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation, Diploma in Food preparation and Culinary Arts (Cum Laude)

Gina Mulder

Practical Training Coordinator

Qualifications: National Higher Certificate in Hospitality & Catering

Dr. Marieta van Schalkwyk

Economics and Finance

Qualifications: Dr Phil social work, FSB Financial Services Board Certificates

Dr. Nyasha Mugadza

Sales and Marketing

Qualifications: Hon Business Studies, MBA Business Science, Doctoral Program Current, Doctor of Business Administration

Japie Benade


Qualifications: Master of Commerce, Strategic Management, Masters in Industrial Psychology

Caroline Baumgarten

German Lecturer

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts in Literature, Majoring in German and Russian and a Masters Degree from Wits University in Translation and Interpreting German, English, Afrikaans and Russian

Greg Pillhofer

Management and Leadership, IT

Qualifications: B Ed (Hons) Adult Education, Witwatersrand Int. Dipl. Hotel Management (Hons) AHLA

Annette Weaver

Nutrition & PT Culinary Courses, NYCTP, Chef Programme Facilitator

Qualifications: PGD in Hospital Dietetics, BSC Diet

Wayne Fisher

Hospitality Business Fundamentals Lecturer – General Manager @ The Cradle Boutique Hotel & Nature Reserve.

Qualifications: National Diploma Hospitality Management, BTech Hospitality Management, Bcom Honours Strategic Management, Mcom Strategic Management

Lorette Theron

Leadership Lecturer

Qualifications: BA Hons in Psychology (Stell), Masters in Industrial Psychology (NWU), Dare to LeadTM Trained

Academic Board Members

Professor Zak Nel, Stefano Strafella, Dr Cameron Martin, Kuno Tschumi, Stephen Hickmore, Lebohang Dibate.

Marketing & Accounts

Thapelo Thage

Student Advisor

Qualifications: Diploma in Business Management.

Elizabeth Meyer

Accounts Department

Qualifications: Diploma in Advanced Public Relations