Marinda has worked in a wide variety of roles across Sales, Marketing and Relationship Management and is passionate about her areas of expertise. Her first real adventure into the “unknown” wider world resulted in a two year stint with Celebrity cruises, working in the Caribbean and the Baltics in Europe, in a variety of roles. Her relational and people management skills were Identified at an early age demonstrated by her appointment at the age of 22, as Head Waitress/ assistant Matre’D on the MV Constellation, a cruise ship with 2,000 passengers and 1,500 staff!
She has held numerous posts in the sales arena in the Motor Industry and more recently was appointed as Business Development Manager for MixTelematics, where she was successful in opening up company branches in Cape Town and Durban.
Marinda demonstrated her entrepreneurial skills and proactivity when she had two young children and became frustrated with the inadequate supply of high quality domestic help. She had the business savvy to see the huge need for a professional service and established a recruitment placement and training business called
“Nannies in Training” with branches in Fourways, Johannesburg and Pretoria, which she still operates as the founder and owner today.
Marinda’s skillsets in business management, searching, resourcing and skills development has provided her with the platform to take over the ownership and management of Hunter Gatherer Consulting, focusing on the acquisition and placement of specialist skills and management across the private and public sectors in South Africa.
Marinda has always enjoyed “stretch challenges” and has a passionate interest in making a difference across the arenas of Talent, executive coaching and winning the war for talent.
Marinda has the track record, appropriate skills-sets as well as personal qualities to connect effectively across the stakeholder continuum – from CEO’s, management teams to individuals and brings her enthusiasm, openness to new learning, possibility thinking and authenticity in all her relationships.