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Our Team

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Central Support

Central Support is conducted from our group support offices located behind The Bay Hotel and accessed from The Drive.

Tharno Lester

Tharno Lester
Central Stores
Email support@vnlfacilities.com  |  Phone +27 (0)78 975 4902

Tharno was born in Crawford and is now as a fun, loving and adventurous spirit. He enjoys longs walks on the beach, chess and table tennis. Tharno is passionate about organising.

Facilities Coordinators and Managers

Natascha van Oudtshoorn

Natascha van Oudtshoorn
Facilities Coordinator
Email facilitiescoordinator@thebayhotel.com  |  Phone +27 (0)82 043 2831

Natascha enjoys organising things and doing admin. She assists with orders and project coordination and completed a course in facilities management at UCT in 2016. You can contact her for any accounts, supplier or administrative queries.

Elandre Geldenhuys

Elandre Geldenhuys
Village n Life’s Hermanus Collection Facilities Manager
Email facilities@harbourhousehotel.co.za  |  Phone +27 (0)82 689 4558

Elandre loves extreme sport. If he is not bungy jumping off bridges he is ziplining through the Elgin Valley. He believes in hard work and loves completing projects within deadline. Elandre is passionate about facilities and in 2016, he completed a course in facilities management at UCT.

Henri Swiegers

Henri Swiegers
Camps Bay Retreat Facilities Manager
Email facilities@campsbayretreat.com  |  Phone +27 (0)83 501 6651

Henri likes to take things apart and put them back together again. He started out as a hotel manager but quickly realised facilities management was his passion. Henri is a keen hiker and enjoys off road BMX riding.

Sean van Duiker

Sean van Duiker
Waterfront Village Facilities Manager
Email facilitiesmanager@waterfrontvillage.com  |  Phone +27 (0)71 480 4203

Sean loves his job because every day is different and presents a new challenge. In his off  time he enjoys fishing and watersport.

Tuffy Joubert

Tuffy Joubert
The Bay Hotel Facilities Manager
Email facilitiesmanager@thebay.co.za  |  Phone +27 (0)79 783 8684

Tuffy was born in The Free State and then moved to Langebaan on the West Coast. He loved the place so much that he and his wife are still there 40 years later. He has a military background, has done security contracts abroad, and is a former renovations business owner. He loves woodwork and camping with his grandchildren. One this is for sure, Tuffy likes a good challenge.

Louise McArdle

Louise McArdle
The Bay Hotel Facilities Manager
Email facilities@thebay.co.za  |  Phone +27 (0)82 568 8988

Louise believes that the role of a facilities manager is to provide an environment that enables the business to achieve its primary objective. She is passionate and dedicated to ensure that every aspect of her job function is met ensuring that the organization is running efficiently and effectively.

She is a peoples person and is confident that with the skills and knowledge she has acquired, every aspect of the environment that she is responsible for, will be run at its full potential.

Specialists

Master Technician

Moggie Twaities

Moggie Twaities
Master Technician
Phone  +27 (0)71 450 4688

Moggie’s championship skills includes Project Management and Joinery.

Installations

Technicians

Darren Smith

Darren Smith
Champion skills:
Electrical
Fittings and fixtures

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Leon Parquay

Leon Parquay
Champion skills:
Carpentry
Tiling

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Marchello Messiah

Marchello Messiah
Champion skills:
Audio
Electrical
Plumbing Woodwork

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