Meet the Team

The Dragonfly Africa Group has a large Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions Division, across our three offices, which is responsible for creating exciting, group travel programmes. We employ a number of highly specialised staff, who together with our creative team, are able to produce custom made, spectacular proposals for small and exclusive groups of 20+ participants to much larger groups of 2000+ participants.

We also have a specialist Travel Division, based in Johannesburg that specialises in offering creative, imaginative programmes for leisure travellers and groups.

Our Chief Executive Officer and Director of Incentive and Travel are both members of SITE (Society of Incentive Travel Executives).

The Dragonfly Africa Group Directors

Rupert Jeffries

Executive Chairman

London-born Rupert Jeffries started his career in the advertising industry and was transferred to South Africa in 1975, when he fell in love with the country and decided to make it his home. Some years later he acquired a hotel near The Kruger National Park – Cybele Forest Lodge and Health Spa…

Mike Waller


Mike, the company’s CEO has had a long and varied career in all aspects of the tourism arena. His background is in hotel management where he spent 12 years at various luxury hotels in South Africa, including managing the group’s own Relais & Châteaux hotel, Cybele Forest Lodge and Health Spa…

Barry Schreiber

Chief Financial Officer

Barry has been with Dragonfly since 1996, joining initially as Financial Manager, but subsequently promoted to Financial Director. Barry has played an integral part in ensuring the company’s stability and growth through best accounting practices. He loves getting involved with the programmes…

Yolanda Woeke

Vice-President: Sales & Marketing

For Yolanda travel in Africa is a passion, whether it be Gorilla trekking in Rwanda or sighting the Big Five – Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo – on safari, and she can easily be spotted by her trademark smile, red lipstick and Dragonfly scarves. Yolanda has a Hotel Management Diploma…

Kerry Roos


Kerry is a native Zimbabwean.  After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Cape Town, the travel bug bit and she spent several years travelling through Africa, Europe and the United States.  She eventually settled in her adopted home city of Cape Town more than 18 years ago…

Clinton Els

DIRECTOR: Incentives & Travel

Clinton graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2002 with a B.Com Honours in Tourism Management with marketing subjects. He spent 3 years as the Product Manager for Africa  and gained invaluable knowledge and experience surrounding the African continent as a destination….

Johan van Wijk

DIRECTOR: Group Finance

Johan graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2004 with an Honours degree in Financial Management in addition to a degree in Accounting obtained from North West University…

Peter Curle

Non-Executive Director

Peter was educated in Scotland and subsequently read Law at Oxford University, taking an MA degree. He has since followed a career in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions…

The Dragonfly Africa team

The Green Route Africa team

Interested in joining our dynamic team?