Our People

The soul of our business

The DNA of our business is built on the values we hold most dear; Passion, Innovation, Embracing diversity, Respect, Integrity, being Stakeholder Driven and Environmental Awareness.  We have a sense of Africa rooted deep in our own lives and experiences, and our purpose is to share this with our guests. Our Tourist Guides are all trained through the TDM Guide Academy, ensuring the highest calibre individuals who are chosen for their skill set, their personalities and their fluency in the many languages of our guests.

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Namibia Team

The marketing and sales team ensure that our partners abroad are kept informed with relevant news and information. Our administrative team fulfil the functions of Finance, Admin, Human Resources and IT. Operationally we have our own workshop team with 12 staff, 3 of whom are fully qualified mechanics to ensure our transport meets the expectations of the International leisure guest.

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Paul Brinkmann

COO Rest of Africa

Kira Brinkmann

Sales & Marketing Director

Tanya Van As

Reservations Manager

South Africa Team

Being in this industry of service, ours is a business built by people for people. It’s ultimately our people who take the business from being just a well-oiled machine to an intensely personal, highly motivated and passionate collection of skilled individuals. We understand the unique value that each member of our team brings to your experience with Sense of Africa South Africa.

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Martin Botha

COO South Africa

Suzanne Benadie

Sales Director

Merle Kwan

Operations Director

Botswana Team

The in-house camaraderie and a sense of belonging make us the special family we are. As a small team, we interact closely with one another and work hand in hand, thriving and learning from our collective experience. We all share one goal – to provide the most memorable Botswana experience to our guests, while having fun and living our passion for the country we call home.

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Nicola Brebner

Operations Director

Harriet Sobey

Marketing & Business Development Director

Tumie Sebego

Sales & Marketing Executive

Maxine Eustice

Sales Team Leader

Mojadi Rebookgama

Sales Team Leader

East Africa Team

Over and above their formal training, our consultants have accumulated years of experience, and have earned their reputation as powerhouses of knowledge and authority in the industry. Our people on the ground walk the journey, with real practice in their respective fields. This guarantees exceptional, unique and authentic experiences for our guests.

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Michael Njogu

Michael Njogu

Managing Director East Africa

Marion Schmidt

Head of Operations & Director Go Vacation East Africa

Nassir J Swedi

Country Manager Tanzania

Lisper Rono

Country Manager Uganda

Ruth Chege

Head of Sales & Product East Africa