Michelé de Witt




South Africa


Office 16, Klein Joostenberg on the R304 Muldersvlei, Stellenbosch 7607 South Africa


+27 (0)21 884 3220


Michelè has 25 years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry with the past decade focussed on providing services across English-speaking sub-Saharan Africa. Her experience covers a wide range of activities enabling her to provide a spectrum of services from market analyses, concept development, financial feasibility studies and operator selection for projects to trouble-shooting for existing operations, and developing and implementing operating standards, policies and procedures to support organisational objectives. More recently, Michelè has assisted hospitality owners with asset management, owner representation, and corporate strategic advice (including the implementation thereof).

Michelè holds a National Diploma in Hotel Management from ML Sultan Hotel School, South Africa as well as a National Diploma in Management Accounting and Finance conferred by the Independent Institute of Education and endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Business Management, South Africa. Michelè joined Horwath HTL’s South African firm in 2004 and currently holds the position of Managing Director.

Michelè has served on various tourism and hospitality committees in South Africa and in 2012 was elected Chairperson of FEDHASA Cape. Michelè serves as a Trustee to the Tourism Hospitality and Catering Pension Fund and is also a member of the South African Property Owners Association and the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa.