You’re in good hands!

With over 30 years’ experience in agricultural training and project development,
we continue to have a positive impact on the lives of students, farmers and farm-workers in Africa.

Our Leadership Team

Hans Heinze
Managing Director
B Mil (Ret. Brig Gen)

Hans is an experienced retired military leader with a strong and proven track record in Leadership Development, training, planning and logistical support. In 2011 Hans established Garcias for Africa, a personal development company specialising in practical and effective leadership programmes for youth and for people working in the agricultural sector.

Johann Stassen
Director: AGRI-PEDIA HOLDINGS
B SC AGRIC

Johann is an Agricultural Economist and commercial farmer with more than 30 years’ experience in agricultural training and development. Johann spearheaded i3A’s Online Campus.

Dr Willem Horn
Manager: qms & MODERATION
B Com, Bed(Hons), Med, D Ed, HOD

Willem is a professional Educator with 48 years experience in the industry. His speciality lies in teaching adult learners at tertiary level in Managerial, Financial, Economic, Education and Agricultural subjects.

Ezelle Pohlmann
Manager: Training Services
B SC AGRIC (HONS)

Ezelle is an Animal Scientist and lecturer with 5 years experience in livestock production, training facilitation and assessment as qualified assessor.

Kgomotso Kgoshe
Manager: Research & Development
ND AGRIC, B Tech

Kgomotso is a young dynamic manager with experience in research and development in e-learn modules. She also manage and coordinate i3A’s Schools Programme.

Christopher Menezes
Manager: ACADEMIC CURRICULUMS
B SC AGRIC (HONS), M SC AGRIC

Born and raised on a commercial farm, Christopher matriculated at Landboudal Agricultural School as Agri-dux student. Being a Golden Key Certified B Sc graduate, he is enrolled for a M Sc in Animal Nutrition.

Khanyisile Ncoyi
Assistant: Academic Research
(PLANt & SOIL SCIENCE)
B SC AGRIC (HONS), M SC AGRIC

B Sc Agric (Hons), M Sc Agric in Soil Science. Currently enrolled for a Ph D in Soil Science. Practical experience as Agronomist in the Research and Development of Academic Curriculums.

Rose Monyaki
Assistant: Academic Research
(Animal Production)
B AGRIC (HONS)

National Certificate Animal Production, National Certificate Agricultural Extension, B. Agric(Hons) Agricultural Management.  7 years’ experience as part of the i3A family.

Kedibone Toolo
Assistant:  QMS & ASSESSMENT
B AGRIC (HONS)

National Certificate Animal Production, National Certificate Agricultural Extension, B Agric Management (Hons). Experience in Quality Control and Assessment at i3A.

Moseki Molebatsi
Assistant: TRAINING SERVICES
B AGRIC

National Certificate in Media Consultancy, B Agric in Animal Production, enrolled B Agric (Hons), with experience in Training Administration.

Chris vd Westhuizen
ENGINEER: IT & SOFTWARE
ND EngineerING

Chris has a wealth of experience across the IT spectrum ranging from being a Database Administrator, Software Developer, System Analyst and general IT enthusiast. Holding a N.Dipl in Electrical Engineering, ITIL Certified and numerous Certifications in IT.

John Ntlhokoa
Senior PRACTITIONER
B AGRIC (HONS)

John is an experienced Practitioner with 18 years post-graduate experience in the Facilitation and Assessment of various Agricultural Learnerships and Skills Programmes.

Elsa Kotze
Manager: Business Development
ND graphic art

Elsa is a Professional Graphic Designer, Photographer and Editor with more than 20 years’ experience in Business Development, Marketing and Sales.

Mercy Makutsoane
Graphic designer
ND Graphic

National Diploma in Design and Studio Art, currently enrolled for BTech Business Administration. Experience of graphical work and digital art & illustrations at i3A.

Academic Advisory Committee

Our Educational Advisory Panel, consisting of experts from various tertiary institutions and industry, was established to ensure that our training and services meet the highest standard in agricultural practice.

ProF ANDRIES JORDAAN
Professor in Disaster Management
B SC AGRIC (HONS), M SC AGRIC ECONOMICS, PH D DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Professor Jordaan is an Agricultural Economist with more than 21 years’ experience as an Agricultural Extension Officer. He practice commercial farmer for 20 years and served as an agricultural advisor to emerging farmers and large-scale agricultural development projects in South Africa and other African countries. A lead Global Resilience Consultant.

Prof ERHARD DU TOIT
Professor in Animal Sciences
B SC AGRIC (HONS), M SC AGRIC animal science, PH D genetics & breeding

Professor du Toit is one of the most senior and experienced animal scientists in the world today. His scientific career started in 1963 at the University of the Free State. He is fluent in several European and African languages and is also the author and co-author of more than 100 scientific articles.

Dr Antonie Geyer
Agricultural Economist
B SC AGRIC (HONS), M SC AGRIC ECONOMICS, PH D agri MANAGEMENT

Dr Geyer is a Senior and well know Agricultural Economist with more than 35 years’ experience in the Commercial Agricultural Industry and Academic Institutions. He specialises in Agricultural Economics and Agrarian Data Warehousing, analysing production data and providing Economic Advisory Services.