Board of Directors


Chairman: Board of Directors

HOA Effectiveness

Board member since October 2020

Chairman since November 2020

Qualification: Master of Commerce degree (Employee Management, Industrial and Organisational Psychology).

Professional registration: Member of the Institute of Directors in South Africa

Liezel is the Founder & CEO of HCBsolutions, a professional services company focused on business, organisational and people development. She has 31 years extensive experience across numerous business functions, companies, industries and countries in mostly Organisational Development initiatives. During the first ten years of her career, Liezel worked in five listed companies where she was mainly responsible to establish new or revamp existing HR/OD functions and change initiatives. 

Her experience includes strategy, (re)structuring organisations & processes, business scaling, organisational effectiveness and growth, change management, Organisational Development, HRM, legal and corporate governance and compliance, leadership & team development, financial management, ICT, data & analytics, contracts & negotiations, and marketing & branding.

Liezel is currently a Trustee of Skoeperfly Trust and non-executive board member of Empowervate Trust. She previously served as Advisory Board Member of the Department of HRM and IOP in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria, and various other committees of professional bodies and schools in South Africa and Qatar.



Company Secretary

HOA Compliance

Environment & Conservation

Board member since October 2022

Qualification: BCompt degree.

Clive previously held positions as Financial Director and shareholder in many private companies, and in a role that lead to further acquisitions within a Group. He was Group Financial Director at a company pre-listing on the JSE, and remained on the Boards of it’s subsidiaries post-listing on the JSE. He acted as Group Treasurer, Head of Group Internal Audit and Group Head Risk Management for seven years until retirement from corporate life.

In 2009 while still working, Clive purchased a game farm near Thabazimbi to pursue his passion for conservation and the environment, and started a game breeding program. On retirement in 2015, he moved to the farm permanently to enhance the breeding programs and manage the farm. He sold the farm in 2020 and moved to live permanently on ZPGR.



Board member since September 2018

Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Pieter has 21 years experience (including three years of doing his articles) at Equifin Incorporated.

He was financial accounting manager before being appointed as Director in 2006.

Pieter’s responsibilities include technical support to the firm with regards to financial accounting work, taxation, implementation of internal control procedures to a wide range of clients in different industries, the appointment, training and evaluation of SAIPA trainees in the firm, rendering financial services and tax compliance advice for clients, and financial services to clients that include the processing of all transaction up to Financial Statements, payroll and management reports on monthly basis, as well as compilation of Financial Statements.

Pieter also has six years experience in body corporate management, as Chairperson, and being part of a school governing body.



Fire Prevention

Board member since October 2022

Qualifications: B Eng (Civil), B Eng Hons (Construction Project Management) degrees. 

After four years working at a construction company, Frans moved into consulting engineering where he spent most of his career doing project management on infrastructure upgrading projects. He managed various multi-disciplinary teams as well as a branch office of the large consultancy he worked for.

While still working professionally, Frans had been a Professional Engineer and Professional Construction Project Manager and for a time also a member of the South African Institution of Civil Engineers, The South African Project Management Institute and the International Project Management Institute (PMI) where he was also recognised as a Project Management Professional (PMP).

After retirement, he and his wife became permanent ZPGR residents. They enjoy travelling and camping in remote areas of South Africa and neighbouring countries. Frans has a wide range of interests varying from history to nature, and he also enjoys bird photography. 


Safety & Security


Board member since October 2023

Qualifications: Bachelor of Accounting and Hons. B. Compt degrees. 

Johan is the Managing Director of Meridian Logistix. Prior to his current role he was Divisional Finance Director of Dawn Wing Couriers, Divisional Director of Laser Logistics and Transport Manager at Spartan Truck Hire.

Johan has been a member of the ZPGR Safety & Security committee since 2019.

He loves nature and the outdoors.



Board member since October 2023

Qualification: BSc Mechanical Engineering (Hons).

Jacques is a Mechanical Engineer by trade and moved into Project Management later in his career. Most of his experience has been in the Mining and Bulk Materials Handling environment. He has spent the last 12 years in various Senior Management positions with full Profit and Loss responsibility. Jacques current manages the African business for a privately owned global Conveyor Systems and Components company.

Jacques and Marina are keen adventure travellers and appreciate the unspoilt bits of Africa – in the bush or by the ocean, no cell phone reception and no other people equals holiday. Jacques has a passion for motorcycles and enjoys cooking, good music, reading and a bit of writing.


Marketing, Branding & Reputation

HOA Communication & Relations

Board member since October 2023

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Postgraduate PGCE, Honours degree in Philosophy.

Bea started her career in journalism 30 years ago. She has been a journalist at The Lowvelder regional Mpumalanga newspaper, and started Die Pos regional Waterberg newspaper where she was also the co-owner for 19 years and its Managing Director for four years.

She was a committee member (marketing and media relations) at the Bela-Bela Tourism Association for 10 years, and Chairperson of SABEK local Business Chamber for a year.

Bea previously served as Director of Capro National Media House and Limpopo Independent Newspaper Group. 

Her past community involvement includes being a committee member of Die Pos Children’s Fund, and co-founder and past Chairperson of Stadspoort Charity Organisation.

Bea was a recipient of the Rotary Harris award for an outstanding contribution to the community, and two Sanlam and two LIN awards for journalism. 


Architectural & Landscaping

Board member since August 2012 (Non-executive)

Qualification: Bachelor of Architecture degree.

Professional registration: Professional Architect.

Walther was registered as a professional architect in 1993 and established his company, Kapperer Architects CC, in 1996. It has since spread its roots into numerous fields of architecture, with a broad client base providing a professional service which covers all aspects of architectural services, including design, technical detailing, costing, contract management and feasibility studies.

Kapperer Architects works on small- and large-scale projects and developed mainly game lodges and environmentally sensitive projects over the past decade.

Walther became part of the development team at Zwartkloof in 2003, with the task to establish a residential game reserve on the Zwartkloof farm.

He initially contributed to the layout and mapping of the development, the look and feel of the general design, and later established the formal architectural guidelines of the houses as we see them today.

Since the construction of the showhouse in 2011, he successfully designed and completed more than 40 of the houses on the Reserve.

He currently manages the portfolio for landscape development and architecture on the Homeowner’s Board of Directors, tasked to maintain the design and aesthetical integrity of Zwartkoof Private Game Reserve.


Zwartkloof Developments Cooperation


Board member since October 2023 (Non-executive)

Qualifications: LLB.

Andries is a seasoned legal professional with a robust background in law, having successfully completed his LLB and subsequently undertaken a two-year articling period.

His dedication to excellence is exemplified by his successful completion of all four board exams.

Andries opted for a career transition, leveraging his legal expertise to excel as an in-house legal adviser.

Currently, Andries holds the position of Internal Legal Manager at Morgan Group of companies, where he plays a pivotal role in overseeing legal matters.

As non-executive Director on our Board, Andries represents the Developer and Zwartkloof Developments (Pty) Ltd.

Andries is committed to contribute valuable insights and legal acumen to strategic decision-making.