“A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.

Michael Rodenburg

Founder & Entrepreneur 

Michael is a Global CEO with international experience in building and scaling businesses , global expansion , M&A & restructuring companies within private equity backed, listed joint ventures & family owned businesses. Michael’s current activities include international and local start-ups in South Africa, Namibia, Europe and the USA as well as retail and office property holdings. Michael’s expertise within Loxworth lies in identifying entrepreneurial initiatives and flexible and creative deal structuring to ensure streamlined transactions and a seamless investor experience.

Michèle James

Chief of Staff

Michèle is responsible for Program Management , ESG Implementation and Investor Relations as well as research and due diligence for all alliances and acquisition projects. She has practical experience in strategy, exits and buy-outs, as well as marketing and communications for multi-national PE backed corporates. Michèle integrates connecting work streams ,reshaping the strategies and determining the kind of culture each business needs to succeed through an attentive and flexible style.

Sherideen Ingé Meyer

Executive Assistant



Sheri is the Executive Assistant to the Founder and Chief of Staff. Her career started in the South African Police Service where she spent 7 years. She also gained experience in FMCG and start-up environments over the last 6 years where she supported Executives and their teams to reach their goals.

Sheri is a Forcemultiplier and she supports creativity in others and promotes form and harmony. She provides a balanced view for creating new policies, procedures, and protocols, remaining open to new ideas. She is skilled at providing order and structure.

Advisory Team

Melisa Eaton

Operations Advisor

Operations Executive with 22 years’ experience in Construction, Construction Management, Contract Management, M&As, and Mentorship. Currently managing a portfolio of $400 million for all operational needs, contract structure and financial processing. Previous Operations experience for a Global Securities and Defense company. Vast knowledge on Governmental requirements for protection of assets, installation methods and client satisfaction.  Several years of experience with Government and Military contracts, tenders and awards processes. Degree in Construction Management, OSHA 30 Certified, ICC Certified in Building, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical.


Chris Vaughn

Advisor M&A, Strategy & Compliance

Chris Vaughn currently serves as CFO of Pacteon Group, a single source for packaging line automation. Chris began his finance career in the Aerospace & Defense industry, at BAE Systems, gaining valuable experience in the areas of government contracts and managing complex projects. Chris then served as CFO of a global security business broadening his experience internationally and gaining significant experience in M&A. With 20 years of experience in the financial management field, Chris has established himself as a respected finance leader. Chris is a Certified Management Accountant with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and an MBA.

Henri Trollip

Portfolio Director

With 21 years’ experience in program management and the built environment fields, Henri ensured the successful execution of complex contracts of more than €1billion in various countries including South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Papua New Guinea, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, Singapore, and North America. Henri contributes to Loxworth Capital’s development and strategy by driving management actions to reach objectives in compliance with law, governance rules and ethic code, regulations, as well as in preserving company interest and rights in the various portfolios.

Henri holds a Degree in Civil Engineering, Certification in Project Management, and an MBA.

Projects , Agriculture and Logistics

Sebastian Rodenburg

Portfolio Director

Passionate entrepreneur with experience in the development and launching of hospitality businesses. Educated in Business Commerce, with practical experience in the management of large commercial properties. Currently driving scalable start-ups in consumer products, including product and brand development.

Retail, E-commerce and Real Estate

Alex Kamber

Financial Controller

Alex is a certified accountant, and has spent most of his career in the banking, investment and corporate arena, having worked in offices in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Mauritius and South Africa. Most recently he was the financial manager for a JSE-listed company.  He sees himself as a go-getter and a door-opener, with a passion for numbers, including audits, executive reporting, budgets, and report writing.

In his off-time, Alex is a two-time Karate world champion, and an Olympic accredited L1 Athletics coach, with a passion to re-invest his time and knowledge into the community.

Selma Nasheya

ESG Practitioner

Selma is experienced in ESG compliance and reporting, analysing value chains and developing sustainable business models. She also facilitates corporate social responsibility strategies and provides training on health and safety compliance requirements by integrating Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into activities.

Audits and training, executive and sustainability reporting, problem-solving, budgets, stakeholder relations, conducting policy analysis, project coordination, and management, stakeholder liaison, research, and report writing are among her responsibilities. Selma is involved in community outreach; she developed and runs a sustainable urban garden in Windhoek.

Louisa Craig

Project Coordinator

Louisa’s 25 year working career spans many disciplines and industries including marketing, communications, tender management, and research in the IT, distribution, manufacturing, and service industries.  She enjoys cross team coordination and collaboration and has a special interest in discovering new technical fields. Louisa’s expertise in organising  and coordinating workflows has been developed through her experience in collaborating and liaising with  cross cultural teams across the globe including the Far East, Europe, Middle East, and the USA. Louisa also expresses her compassion for people as a mediator and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practitioner.

Nico Duvenage

Multimedia Developer

Nico is responsible for creating, maintaining, and updating the IT infrastructure for all Loxworth brands. This includes resolving internal IT queries and faults and ensuring strong security measures. Nico is also involved in the development, design, and creation of various web projects for Loxworth. In addition to having expertise in all stages of the development cycle for dynamic web projects, he is also well-versed in numerous programming languages, including Delphi, .NET, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, MySQL, and CMS based software.

Merida Kritzinger


Marketing Coordinator with experience in the global category management, retail and hospitality industries. Passionate about innovation and marketing strategies that impact business outcomes through brand awareness, targeting new customers, developing brand loyalty, growing market share, and increasing revenue.

Ashleigh Ratcliffe

3D Designer

3D designer and rendering specialist in residential, commercial and product design. Passionate about bringing vast forms of design to life through pre and post production software. Ashleigh’s goal is to translate projects into real-life experiences and to trigger the emotion of its audience.

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