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Director - Johannes Lategan
Johannes Lategan

Johannes was born in Oudtshoorn, South Africa in 1967. He completed his schooling at Oudtshoorn High. He attended Stellenbosch University where he obtained a degree in Accountancy. At the University of South Africa he obtained an honours degree in Commerce. He joined Village & Life in 1994 after completing three years with Price Waterhouse Coopers and lives in Camps Bay with his wife Ilsebe and his three daughters, Mila, Kristi and Isabelle.

 +27 (0) 21 430 4477

Operations Manager - Chantel Wessels
Chantel van Wyk Chantel matriculated at Florida High School and studied Tourism Management at the University of Stellenbosch, as well as Wine Culture and Photography. Her working experience includes highly regarded wine estates and a private game lodge. She loves working with people and is passionate about delivering high levels of service and complete customer satisfaction.
  +27 (0) 82 925 4890

Reservations Manager - Gillian Smith

Gillian matriculated from Bergvliet High School. After graduating from the International Hotel School she moved to England for a year.  In 2009 she joined Village & Life as a Reservations Consultant and early in 2010 Gillian decided to spread her wings again and travelled abroad for a couple of months. She enjoys socializing, extreme sports and adventures and lives in Kirstenhof.

 +27 (0) 21 438 4490

Facilities Manager - Frans Tredoux


Frans Tredoux matriculated at Strand High in 1995 and went on to study at the Cape University of Technology where he earned a National Diploma in Horticulture in 1998 (cum laude). Frans' vision is to create functional workspace and effective environments through the integration of multiple disciplines combining his passion for the environment together with his love for indigenous plants to develop sustainable natural environments.

 +27 (0) 74 181 8880

Financial Manager - Carl Hartzenberg


Carl was born in Cape Town and attended school in Muizenberg at Muizenberg High School.  After School, he achieved his National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting at Cape Peninsula University of Technology and then joined the Village & Life Group in 2005.  He loves fast cars and playing the trumpet. He’s very involved in choir and orchestra and teaching young children to play instruments

+27 (0) 21 430 4107

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