INTRODUCTION - DIRECTORS
Ken Maud grew up in Johannesburg. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand. After a stint in finance he assisted in the development of two significant listed companies, one here in South Africa and the other a global technology company. He has owned game farms in the Waterberg for 36 years. He was Chairman of Waterberg Welfare Society as well as Waterberg Nature Conservancy and lives on Swebeswebe near Lephalale.
Nikki McCartney was raised and educated in Pietermaritzburg, KZN, where she also worked for many years before moving to Sabie, Mpumalanga. She moved to Welgevonden with her husband Shaun in 2010, living on the reserve for just over 4 years. The couple returned to Sabie in 2014 and opened a craft brewery. They returned to the Waterberg (Welgevonden) in July 2018. Nikki has had a varied working life; working as ISO14001 Systems Administrator at Sappi, Events Coordinator for the SA Institute of Forestry, Events Manager at BirdLife South Africa and recently as Admin Coordinator for the craft brewery.
Christie Steyn, maiden name Vermaak, born in KwaZulu Natal but grew up in the Vaalwater area. She graduated in Architectural Design from the Design School of Southern Africa and did her Post Graduation Certificate in Education through Unisa. She is the proud owner of the Bushveld Info App, est in 2018 and currently teaching at Laerskool Alma even though she lives near Vaalwater.