Herman is a seasoned real estate professional with 24 years of practical and strategic experience in real estate development, leasing & marketing, asset management and real estate management in the retail, office and industrial sectors. After completing a B.Sc. Building Science degree at the University of Pretoria in 1989, he briefly worked in the UK before returning to South Africa in 1991. Herman has a passion for retail developments and completed an Advanced Diploma in Shopping Centre Leadership in 2004.
He joined Virgin Active as Property Director in September 2012 overseeing the management of their existing estate and expansion in Southern Africa and into Africa.