Werner was born in Johannesburg and spent his childhood in the northern suburbs of Cape Town and has been working in the Tourism & Hospitality industry for the last 12 years. He has experience in many sectors of the tourism/hospitality industry and started his career working in the marketing field for tour operators.
The semi-desert Karoo of South Africa has always been a passion for him and he fulfilled this dream by spending a couple years in the Tankwa Karoo by sharing this beauty with visitors and other adventure lovers. Werner also enjoys sport especially rugby and golf and combined his passion for sport by working in the hospitality and management department of a well-known Gary Player designed Golf Course
Werner has completed a Diploma in Tourism Management as well as a MBA in Business Management. His immediate career plans are to make a success of his current position at the Lord Milner Hotel and to shape his leadership to make a difference by uplifting his employees. The future plans are to stay in the Hospitality & Tourism industry of Southern Africa and looking at living his dream in making a positive difference in other areas of the African continent. Werner lives in Matjiesfontein, South Africa with his wife Rene’ and two daughters.