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About Us

Meet The Nox Team

We’re a great team! We work hard and we spend a lot of time at the office making sure our valued guests have an unforgettable experience.

Richard Marshall - Nox Management

Richard

Richard studied B. Bus. Sci at the University of Cape Town, before working in the banking industry in the UK. 

He returned to SA in 2001 and started his first tourism focused start-up (a scheduled nightlife tour operator) in 2002. Since then, Richard has been involved in starting and growing six other businesses. He is now focused primarily on growing Nox and, when not working, spending time with his wife, Lyndal, and their three children.

Nick

Nick has a background in the tourism & hospitality industry. 

Having studied hotel operations through the International College of Hotel Management (ICHM) and having worked with the Red Carnation Hotel Group for 6 years in South Africa and the UK. Nick is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), and over the past 10 years has partnered with The Nox Group’s founder, Richard Marshall, in driving the strategic direction of the business. Nick grew up in Natal but is now an adopted Capetonian through marriage, and is a father of two young boys.

Joe Tshona - Nox Management

Joe

Joe began his journey in the tourism industry in 2002. 

He comes with experience obtained in the car rental sector and is proud to have had some of the leading accommodation establishments as his clients. He is extremely passionate about delivering service of the highest standards. Since joining the Nox team in 2016, he has changed role and now forms part of our guest services team.

Tamsyn

Tamsyn joined the accounts department in January of 2012 and soon proved herself an asset to every department with her willingness to help out wherever she can. 

Now affectionately known as the ‘Random Task Manager’, she has become the go-to person for almost anything Nox-office related, although her main role still lies in heading up the Accounts team. When she’s not running spreadsheets or manning the Nox fort, Tamsyn will admit to being a well-seasoned expert at the traditional South African braai but adds that she enjoys cooking in general. Her friendly, outgoing and passionate character has brought a great buzz to the team and we are very lucky to have her.

Charlie

With over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry Charlie has a keen understanding of how to deal with any situation which could be thrown at him. 

He strongly believes that the client’s needs must be looked after first, as without them, the industry would not be in existence. Working with people has always been a strength of Charlie’s, and he enjoys engaging with and satisfying the Nox partners, which is his main role at Nox. He joined the team in 2016.

Jana Kleynhans - Nox Management

Jana

Jana completed a degree at film school and lived and worked in New York, Los Angeles, London, Istanbul, Hamburg and Paris, to name a few. With her passion for travel she later found herself in the tourism industry and founded the luxury villa department at Steadfast Africa. She is now part of the Nox team in the Portfolio Development division. She is also interning as a real estate agent at Nox. She has a penchant for beautiful villas and interiors and is passionately a people’s person.

Sam Castle - Nox Management

Sam

Sam, born and bred in Cape Town, joined the Nox family in 2014, in the maintenance division. 

With 7 years of maintenance and construction experience behind her, it was a fantastic “fit”. She then went on to head up the product team, where she thoroughly enjoyed the upgrading and improvement projects across the portfolio. She says that it gives her great satisfaction and joy to see the progress and outcome of the projects. Sam then transitioned to a PRO role ensuring that our properties are carefully managed and partners receive the best possible service. Now, Sam ensures all new properties that join the Nox portfolio are prepared thoughtfully and fully before welcoming guests. When she’s not working – Sam enjoys being outdoors in our beautiful city, camping and spending time with her ‘furkids’.

Lauren

Lauren grew up in Malawi but did her schooling and tertiary education in South Africa where she received her degree in Business Administration. 

She worked at a family Game park in Malawi for a while building experience in tourism. After moving back to South Africa in 2015 she started working at Nox where she has been part of the reservation team and later on taking up some responsibility in marketing, including being responsible for Nox’s social media. In 2022 Lauren took on a new role at Nox heading up Experiences. Now she manages the department and Marketing.

Her passion for Cape Town and Marketing have become her career and she brings new ideas and inspiration to all areas of her job.

Martin Visser - Nox Management

Martin

Hailing from a successful property family, Martin heads up Nox Property, which is our property sales division, launched in 2017.

Martin has sold property since 2010 and was in the top 3 leading agents for Engel Volkers nationally in South Africa for the past 3 years. Martin has a wealth of knowledge and is extremely committed to his clients, always making sure their needs are met. Martin has family in Europe and has sold almost 90% of his property to European clients through his networks.

Nicole Wilson - Nox Management

Nicole

Nicole is an accomplished real estate professional with extensive experience in the industry. She began her career in 2013 earning the prestigious designation of PPRE after completing her internship. Since then, she has become a trusted advisor to clients seeking to buy, sell or let properties along the Atlantic Seaboard. In 2018, Nicole joined Nox Property, where she has focused on both long-term residential rentals and sales. Her expertise in these areas, combined with her deep knowledge of the Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl has made her an invaluable member of the Nox Property team. Nicole’s commitment to providing exceptional service to her clients is evident in everything she does. She takes the time to understand their needs and goals, and then works tirelessly to help them achieve their objectives. Whether you are looking to buy, sell or to find the perfect long-term rental/ tenant, you can trust Nicole to provide you with the expertise, support, and guidance you need to succeed.

Raisa Petersen - Nox Management

Raisa

After spending time in Turkey teaching English, Raisa came back to Cape Town and started working in the travel industry.   She joined the Nox family in November 2017. She finds selling her home town (Cape Town) to be both motivating and rewarding as she is able to offer her assistance and guidance to ensure that her guests have the best possible experiences in Cape Town. A complete coffee addict, Raisa spends her free time in coffee shops (finding the very best coffee spots in Cape Town). An entertainer at heart – she also loves hosting dinner parties and testing new recipes!

Juan

Juan has over 6 years of experience in the industry and specializes in ultra-luxury properties. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for real estate, Juan has established a reputation as one of the most trusted and reliable agents in the market.Juan understands that buying or selling a home can be a stressful experience. That’s why he strive to make the process as seamless and stress-free as possible.He works closely with his clients to understand their needs and preferences, and he uses his expertise and experience to help them find the perfect property or buyer.When Juan isn’t busy helping clients, you can find her traveling the world, playing padel or spending time with friends. His love for travel and exploring new places has given him a unique perspective that he brings to his work as a real estate agent.At Nox, we believe that every client deserves exceptional service and attention to detail. Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or rent a property, we’re here to help you every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you achieve your real estate goals.

Nadia

After completing her studies Nadia traveled and worked in the UK for 8 years in the financial services industry. She has been working in property for over a decade and joined Nox in 2022 as our Property Division Office Manager, overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day goings on at our busy real estate office. In her downtime you can find her walking in one of Cape Towns many awesome spots or at home wrestling for the remote with her 2 boys.

Kim

After completing school in Durban, Kim spent time gaining valuable life experience in America, the UK and Europe.

She spent time as a connoisseur of fine drinks, and later, furthered her travels as a yacht stewardess. When landing back on solid ground, she joined the accounts team of an engineering firm, where she gained a wealth of knowledge in the 4 years she was there. She now calls Cape Town her home and spends the daylight hours as a member of the Nox accounts team. A dedicated individual, Kim always gives 100% in everything she does.

Moesha

 Moesha is an operations Intern at our company, currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in strategic management . Originally from Zimbabwe but grew up in the lovely suburbs of the Atlantic seaboard. In her free time she trains MMA and enjoys reading .

Justine Scott-Turner - Nox Management

Justine

Justine is originally from Johannesburg, but started her studies at the Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design in 2012 in Stellenbosch.

After University, Justine worked in a variety of industries including fashion, beauty and property management. Justine also worked offshore on Super Yachts as a stewardess and beautician in the Mediterranean for a couple of seasons and was based in Palma de Mallorc Spain, Barcelona, France and Italy, to name a few. I have always been interested in property, interior design, organizing and making things look like something out of a magazine. I love to host and entertain, and I am always keen to try something new. I love spending time with friends, getting creative and staying active.

Sheri-ann

Sheri began her career at Nox at the end of 2014 in an administration role in the Guest Relations/Operations team. After a couple of years, she moved over to the Reservations team where she quickly learned the ropes and grew the Online Travel Agent enquiries exponentially. Over the years she has contributed to the culture of the business by arranging fun activities and team-building events. Sheri has recently moved into a Property Management and Online Travel Agency Systems Administrator role and is enjoying the new challenges she’s presented with and continual improvement.

Patience Ganjana - Nox Management

Patience

Patience, our office mom, has a background in restaurants and restaurant management. 

She is exceptionally good at front of house and with both our guests and Nox family. Patience joined Nox Rentals in 2015, and now manages our office inventories and assists in the hosting department. She is also the mother of two vibrant young boys.

Brendan

Brendan has over 20 years experience in the hospitality industry, with his main focus being on customer service, client satisfaction and product delivery. 

His primary goal is to ensure that our properties are kept to the highest possible standards and partners receive the best service. He has a keen eye for detail and balance, making his role in Partner Relations and Operations at the Nox Group perfect for him. He joined the team in 2016.

Paul Drake - Nox Management

Paul

Paul grew up in Cape Town completing his schooling at Rondebosch Boys High. 

After doing a course in Business Computing at Damelin the travel bug got him and he spent a few years working and travelling overseas visiting Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia. After returning to Cape Town he started showing others his home country taking tourists to Cape Point and the Winelands later becoming a qualified tour guide. The long days days in the hot sun started getting to him and found employment at a competing hospitality company before moving over to Nox Rentals in 2016. He loves being on the road visiting Nox properties dealing with whatever issues come up. In his limited spare time he likes taking long walks along the Sea Point Promenade or a drive into the countryside.

Clint Chalmers - Nox Management

Clint

Clint grew up in the tropical heartland of Kwazulu Natal, but was lured to the Cape by thoughts of swilling wine, whilst watching the waves of 2 separate oceans, whilst sitting on a mountain. His career started in restaurants and progressed into hotel management, and then diversified into travel and tourism – setting up operational structures on contract and spearheading logistics to keep many-faceted organizations running smoothly. Most recently he was the Operations Manager of an extremely busy Adventure Lodge in the Namibian Desert, where his 2 dogs and occasional paddling trips through the Richtersveld (in that order) kept him sane. In addition to the dogs he has 2 children, who are cherished despite being more expensive, generating more laundry, making more noise and being significantly less well-behaved than their 4 legged siblings. He joined the Nox team in November of 2021, where his experience in service-centric operational planning and management is helping to support the Ops team.

Daniel

Daniel is an Economics degree holder with over 4 years experience in the property management and real estate industry. Daniel has developed a deep understanding of property management principles and possesses a strong ability to efficiently handle a diverse range of responsibilities. Daniel has demonstrated exceptional organisational and leadership skills, ensuring the smooth operation and maintenance of properties under his management. He is well-versed in tenant relations, consistently fostering positive relationships by providing excellent customer service and promptly addressing any concerns or issues that arise. He is driven to achieve the highest levels of success in all aspects of his career and personal life and in his spare time you will find him working up a sweat in the gym.

Jaco

Jaco joined the Nox Rentals team in January 2020 as a host. 

I’m very passionate about rugby. I love watching games on the weekend and played in my younger years till the age of 21. I love spending time with my wife and daughter and also hanging out with family for a dop and chop.

Siphokazi

Meet Siphokazi, a driven property professional originally from the quaint town of Volksrust in Mpumalanga. Siphokazi has been working in the property industry for the past seven years, starting off with property sales, rentals, maintenance and billing. She has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field during this time. In 2022, Siphokazi joined a company as a host, and she quickly worked his way up the ranks to become an Ops Lead.

Marco

I am from Cape town and I started my hospitality career in year 2000 at 5 star hotel in Waterfront where I worked in various positions in customer services at first porter, concierge, guest relations etc from there I left and went to work as private butler /driver for 7/8 years in Constantia at guests house. I started in 2005 with the short term market rental for a competitor and worked in customer service as senior host and company closed in 2021. Started working for long term rental for 1 year as property consultant before starting at Nox in September 2021 as a host. Love spending my free time with gardening at home and with family and friends.

Sinethemba

Sinethemba grew up and studied in beautiful Eastern Cape and introduced to hospitality industry when he moved to Cape Town and 17 years later still giving one of the best services experience. He has vast knowledge of the industry as he has for me big and small companies, he started our work as waitress in a restaurant and worked his to Receptionist and few years later Duty Manager for busy hotel, assistance front office, operation managers for busy guest house around Cape Town. He is passionate about people and quality service. He joined the Nox in November 2022 as one of host. He always friendly, always joking, available to land extra hand when needed

Olaf

Olaf grew up in the lovely, picturesque Ceres Valley, where he was born. He is amiable, accommodating, and values family, loyalty and relationships above all. With a great interest in all things motorsport and Formula 1, he also loves the outdoors and enjoys trail running.
He has developed his relationship-building, client-satisfaction, and problem-solving talents during the course of his schooling in marketing, brand, and account management and more than ten years in the advertising and marketing profession. With an entrepreneurial spirit, he also started and successfully ran his own agency in the digital arena. He has recently travelled to and established contacts with nations like Namibia and Mozambique.
His trip through sub-Saharan Africa opened his eyes to Cape Town’s beauty and potential as a global powerhouse, and has decided to apply his years of client-focused experience to Nox’s successful luxury travel business.

Tendayi

Tendayi is a hard-working and driven individual who isn’t afraid to face a challenge. He is passionate about his work and knows how to get the job done. He is an open and honest person who doesn’t believe in misleading other people and tries to be fair in everything he does.

Elton

Elton was born in Blantyre, Malawi and moved to South Africa in 2000.  Qualified with a Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Elton has been working in the service industry for most of his career, including spending some time working as a chef. He joined the Nox team in 2019, in the hosting team. When not taking care of our guests, Elton enjoys reading, soccer, and traveling.

Matthew

I have a passion for aviation and filmmaking. I enjoy an active lifestyle and spending time outdoors. In my spare time I am optaining my private pilots license and enjoy a good round of golf.

Victor Vheremu - Nox Management

Victor

Victor studied Business management at A level in Zimbabwe and worked in the food processing industry as a Production Supervisor before moving to Cape Town. A

He joined the Hospitality industry in 2009. With great customer service, supervising skills, and excellent communication skills he had an opportunity to manage top-class restaurants. In 2014 he switched to accommodation and worked for a short-term rental services company in various roles for 7 years. He joined Nox in June 2021 and he offers his hospitality experience to our guests. Victor enjoys spending time with his family and MC’ing events after hours. His love of learning and facing new challenges makes him a VICTOR (winner).

Peter Mirambo - Nox Management

Peter

Born close to Lake Malawi, Peter started working in hospitality at the age of 19, where he found his love for travel. 

After a couple of years in the industry, he decided to move to Cape Town in search of new opportunities. He started working in Camps Bay, managing 12 apartments, and after honing his skills for 7 years, he joined Nox Rentals. Peter is now one of the top team members in our hosting team.. He is a people’s person and a proud Man United supporter.

Stanley

Stanley began his property industry journey in 2013,ever since then he has worked for two big well known companies which he managed to provide tangible results through his hardworking. I discovered about Nox and its interests in 2020 and ever since then I have always wanted to be part of the team and it is with great joy that I recently joined Nox Properties and looking forward to grow within the Nox company and team.

Oliver

Our host Oliver Gawe born and bred in Zimbabwe,and affectionately known as “Oli” by his colleagues is an amazing addition to the NOX team with a wealth of knowledge in guest experience and hospitality as a whole after having spent 10 years and counting in the industry.Making our guests feel welcome is a great joy for Oliver who thrives in exceeding the guests expectations.

Faseeg

I’m Faseeg Davids. Proudly Capetonian. A husband and father of 3 beautiful daughters and not forgetting my 2fur babies Sophia and Einstein. I started out in the building industry but found my true passion for hospitality. The ability to go above and beyond for guests and clients alike has always been a true customer service trait of mine. I am a rugby fanatic and proud support of Arsenal soccer team. I enjoy the outdoors as I find it soothing for the soul and calming to the soul. My religion is something I take great pride in and love sharing the beauty of it to everyone interested in learning about it. I worked in hospitality for more than a decade and it’s definitely my forte to share the beauty Cape Town has to offer.

Boipelo

Born in the North-west and grew up most of her life between Kimberly and North-west,Boipelo has always being a people’s person.After matric she decided to study hospitality management as she enjoys meeting new people and engaging with guests.she has a vast background of working as a receptionist before joining the Nox team in January 2023. Waking up and ending my day with a smile is one thing that makes my heart complete,having to share that smile and the positive energy with the guests makes my work satisfying.i enjoy the outdoors and engaging in risky adventures.

Winston

I was born and raised here in the mother city cape town. I’ve always wanted to travel but never got around to it so now I find my joy in making sure others enjoy their holiday stay:)

Annelisa

I remember missing church one Sunday morning to watch my favourite program on TV, Top Billing. I’d see all beautiful homes in South Africa, the décor, the architect without realising I had developed a passion for the industry. To be a part of the Nox family is a dream. I get to manage and host at the most beautiful homes in Cape Town.

Wilfred

Wilfred joined the Nox team in Jult 2023 and is versatile member of the Host team and looking forward to welcoming our guests.
Wilfred has an extended history in the Hospitality industry and has gained the valuable attributes that are necessary to fulfill the operations in order to make sure that all guests expectations are met and exceeded.
When he is not working, he enjoys watching sports activities, reading and spending time with his family.

Julie

Julie grew up in beautiful Namibia and moved to Cape Town in 1999 after her schooling.

She completed her Diploma in Advertising and Marketing which led her to the Stills and Film industry. After 9 years of Production Coordination and Management, she decided to move her career into the Hospitality Industry. She dedicated 4 years of her life in both Namibia and rural Mozambique where she worked as a lodge manager along with her husband.   Starting a family and the need for a more urban lifestyle, she decided to move back to Cape Town.  Julie is multilingual which has proven very beneficial in her industry. German, English and Afrikaans as well as a bit of French and Portuguese are part of her skill set.  Julie is a very organised and hands on individual who likes structure and problem – solving but at the same time, her natural upbringing in Namibia has influenced her down to earth and caring nature. She loves the outdoors and goes camping or for hikes with family and friends on a regular basis.

Tamara

Tamara joined the Nox team in 2011 and has worked in most divisions, which gives her an amazing knowledge of the company. 

Currently, Tamara is Head of Trade Reservations for the Nox Group, having previously worked in a Reservations, Operations and Guest Relations capacity. She’s a team player and goes out of her way to help both clients and colleagues. Coming from a tour operator background, she’s well acquainted with high-end luxury properties (which is why she loves the Nox portfolio.) Outside of work she enjoys spa treatments, the odd adrenaline rush (she lost both shoes skydiving!), and is best known for her straight forward sense of humour.

Sarah Nyakunengwa - Nox Management

Sarah

Sarah studied at the International Hotel School where she obtained a Diploma in Hospitality Management specializing in the rooms division department. 

Thereafter, Sarah covered operations with the top international hotels for 8 years gaining experience in customer service as a Front Office Manager, Food and Beverage Manager and in the Rooms Division dealing with FIT, corporate, leisure, and small group bookings. Sarah joined Nox in 2021 in the Reservations Team and looks after all of our guests who book direct with us. With Sarah’s exceptional customer care background, our guests are in good hands. In her free time, Sarah enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and creating new dishes. She loves spending time with friends and family, especially her daughter. Sarah also has a new found passion for running – you’ll find her along the Sea Point promenade a few times during the week.

Andisiwe

I was born and bred in Cape Town, living with my mom and daughter. After completing my matric I did Graphic Design but never completed it. I joined the hospitality industry back in 2019 as a Switchboard Operator with previous Customer Service experience. I’ve been enjoying this industry and all the growth that comes with it, I joined Nox 2022 November. In my spare time I’m at home or out with my mom and daughter.

Lauren

I am a Capetonian born and bred. I love my city and its incredible restaurants and wine farms! I enjoy travelling and to experience different cultures and food. On the weekend you will usually find me spending time with my big family, cooking food or braaiing together.