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Who is the Overlanding Team de Force?

Behind every great company there is a team of great people - this is ours.


Mixo Shivambu - Senior Sales Consultant

 

Q: If you were given a ticket to anywhere in Africa, where would you go and why? A: Definitely Tanzania, to see the annual Great Migration.

Q: If you could choose any car to travel across the country with; what car would you take and why? A: A Landrover Discovery, it’s a rough ride!

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: The excitement clients have when booking their trip to Africa and the questions that they ask.


Andre Van Kets - Managing Director - IT & Tech

Q: What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list? A: Hang gliding.

Q: If you were stranded on a tropical island, what 2 things would you want with you? A: My surfboard and guitar.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: Building websites that get people REALLY excited about choosing Africa over other worldwide travel destinations. That... and problem solving.


Steve Conradie - Managing Director - Operations

Q: What is the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? A: It depends on what you consider strange. I eat anything that is edible. My best part of a fish is the head and once I'm done, there is nothing left besides bones! That’s not the strangest thing, but we will keep it clean!

Q: If you could swim in any liquid what would it be and why? A: I know you are expecting something strange like a chocolate bath or one large G&T, but nothing beats swimming in the ocean, surrounded by an awesome array of colourful fish – as long as the water is warm!

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: It has to be witnessing the success of a team effort within our company, followed closely by a satisfied customer!


Renier van Schalkwyk - IT Manager

Q: What colour is your tooth brush? A: Black and Orange (Racing colours).

Q: What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list? A: World Travel.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: Helping the team succeed and researching new technology.


Ellena van Tonder - Sales Manager

Q: If you were stranded on a tropical island, what 2 things would you want with you? A: An iPod and tea.

Q: If you could swim in any liquid what would it be and why? A: Cool, clean, dark water of a secret rock pool.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: The admin tasks (yes, really!).


Justin Roux - Financial Manager 

Q: What colour is your tooth brush? A: Green

Q: What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list? A: Doing a few runs in a Top Fuel dragster.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: Juggling tasks with confidence, without dropping any of the balls and of course change...naturally. 


Greg Meyer - Community and SEO Analyst

Q: If you were stranded on a tropical island, what 2 things would you want with you? A: A boat and extra gas.

Q: If you could swim in any liquid what would it be and why? A: Chocolate Steri Stumpi! Just the thought gives me goosebumps!

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: Starting each morning with a drink of the special coffee in the kitchen! Seriously though, there are so many aspects of my job that I like, it would be difficult to pinpoint just one. For the first time I actually enjoy what I do in exchange for remuneration. I enjoy working on the internet and I love learning and implementing search engine optimization and search engine marketing.


William Carswell - Developer

Q: If you were stranded on a tropical island, what 2 things would you want with you? A: Firstly, a woman, to satisfy my hunger (a man's got to eat right?) and secondly, I would take a machete; no animals are going to eat me!

Q: If you could swim in any liquid what would it be and why? A: Beer = happiness.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: There are several things I like about my job, but the most significant one is being able to work within the travel industry and contribute to earthling travel. This passion brings unique, challenging and exciting ideas on the way we develop, and present our lovely continent to the end-user.


Marlise Stassen - Junior Web Developer

 

Q: If you were given a ticket to anywhere in Africa, where would you go and why? A: Zambia, to see the Victoria Falls and to go tiger fishing.

Q: What is the one object you wouldn’t be able to live without? A: My Ipad.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: What I love about my job is that each day I am faced with interesting new challenges, which require both logical and lateral thinking to resolve.


Carmen Lennox - Credit Controller

 

Q: If you were given a ticket to anywhere in Africa, where would you go and why? A: Morocco; for the interesting cuisine. 

Q: If you could choose any car to travel across the country with; what car would you take and why? A: Pajero 1996-7 Model. It has everything a girl needs and more.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: Everything, I enjoy the number-crunching side of things. 


Bianca van der Bergh - Community Engagement and PR

 

Q: If you were given a ticket to anywhere in Africa, where would you go and why? A: Egypt! I've always wanted to see the pyramids.

Q: What is the one object you wouldn’t be able to live without? A: Definitely my cell phone

Q: What is the best part of your job? That no day is ever the same.


Bukeka (Bk) Mangcu - Reception

Q: What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list? A: One of the things on my bucket list has to be, going bunjee jumping when I have the nerve to do it.

Q: What is the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? A: The strangest thing I’ve eaten was sheep brain.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: The best part of my job is data capturing.


Lungiswa Mzamo (Sweetness) - Office Custodian

 

Q: What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list? A: I would love to be able to fly a plane.

Q: If you could swim in any liquid what would it be and why? A: If I had to, I would swim in coffee, I really love my coffee.

Q: What is the best part of your job? A: Taking pride in making sure that the office is always clean.


 

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