Brett Gehren

Founder & CEO

Brett Gehren completed a B.Comm degree at Stellenbosch University, but his love for the outdoors…

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The early days

at Isibindi Africa Lodges in the 1990's...

This luxury lodge company has its roots in a river rafting company on the Buffalo…

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Paige Gehren

Marketing and Sales & The Isibindi Foundation

Paige Gehren practiced as an Environmental Economist for 9 years working for the Bureau of…

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Graeme Mann

Business Manager

Graeme was born and schooled in Durban, after which he left KZN to study a…

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Heinrich Röntgen

Group Operations Manager

Heinrich has always cared for nature and wildlife; being involved in the hospitality industry gives…

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Lucy Cooke

Group Marketing Manager

Lucy grew up on a farm in the Dargle area of the KZN Midlands, and…

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Bronwyn Doidge

Group Financial Manager

Bronwyn Doidge hails from Mooi River and completed her schooling at Estcourt High School before…

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Pamela Sindane

Human Resources Manager

Pamela Nosipho Sindane graduated with a 4 year Diploma in Human Resource Management. After ten…

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Carl Moller

Group Executive Chef

Carl Moller is group executive chef for Isibindi Africa Lodges and is based in Durban,…

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Kerin Cope

Reservations Manager

Kerin is no stranger to the Isibindi Family, having worked for Isibindi for 14 years…

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Gill Thorpe

Sales Manager

With over 30 years experience in the travel industry, in both the inbound and outbound…

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Luke Martin

Manager of The Isibindi Foundation

Luke Martin attended St Charles College in Pietermaritzburg and then went on to complete his…

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Blessing Mngomezulu

General Manager - Kosi Forest Lodge

Brett Gehren was driving along the road looking for people to assists him with the…

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Matthew Steyn

General Manager - Thonga Beach Lodge

Matthew was raised and schooled in Johannesburg and every family holiday was spent on the…

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Dries Lloyd

General Manager - Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

Dries was born and spent his childhood in the Western Cape before enrolling at Pieter…

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Thami Nsele

Lodge Manager - Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

Thami was born in Matubatuba area and is the father of 3 kids – 2…

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Nunu Jobe

Director - Isibindi Africa Trails

Nunu Jobe has journeyed from being a poacher as a young child living alongside Mkuze…

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Michell Jewaskiewitz

Reservations Assistant

Michell joined the Isibindi team in November 2014 and has loved every minute of it….

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Yolande Hay-Buchanan

Sales & Marketing Assistant

Yolande was born into a family of hoteliers and grew up in the KwaZulu Natal…

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Audrey van Tonder

Senior Bookkeeper

Audrey is our Senior Bookkeeper at Isibindi which she joined in 2017.  “I am so…

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Lynette de Meyer

Financial Assistant

Lynette is a born and bred Eshowe girl who completed her schooling in Durban she…

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Ntombi Mkhize

Creditors Controller

Ntombi Mkhize was born and raised in Stanger. With no kids and only one older…

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Kelly Coates

Operations Assistant

Nothing makes Kelly happier than being with family, walking barefoot, and having a clear filing…

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Andy and Denise Higgins


Andy and Denise’s love for travel and scuba diving is what first brought them together….

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