Keegan Daniel

General Manager

Keegan, born and raised in the Eastern Cape, moved to Durban in  2004 to chase a rugby dream. He started playing rugby professionally in 2006 and retired in 2018, following a successful career as a valuable Springbok player and Sharks Captain.

Ainsley Williams

Deputy General Manager

With degrees in Mediation and Commerce, Ainsley’s career in hospitality has followed a path of luxury service. Having worked at The Cellars, Cape Grace and Palazzo, she has discovered her forte lies in food and beverage.

Etienne Bruwer

Executive Chef

Etienne followed an illustrious career climbing the ranks in culinary outlets in London, Europe, and Asia. It was in the South of France where he developed his love for Mediterranean food where nature, the seasons, and ingredients influence each dish.

Blake Biffen

Financial Manager

Michelle Davidson

Director of The Pencil Art Foundation

Michelle, showing keen interest from a young age, completed a BA Brand Communication, as well as a BA Honours in Fine Art. Having taught and lectured in these areas, Michelle knew from the get go that her passion lies within the gallery world.

Jodi Sardinha

Marketing Manager

During her career, Jodi has worked in Education, Marketing, and Hospitality, and as a result is well acquainted with the golden thread between brands and people. She is passionate about company culture, shared experiences, and authentic stories.

Mandy Pillay

Member Liaison Manager

Michael Smith

Senior Front of House Manager

Lerato Gumede

Events Coordinator

Lerato completed her Diploma in Hospitality Management at The University of Johannesburg and joined Tsogo Sun Hotels after completion. Her career over the years has involved banqueting, reservations & sales, and front office management.

Co Founders

Marc Rosenberg

Co-Founder

Marc is a founding Shareholder and Executive Partner of the Multiply Group. He is also the CEO of a family office, Oakbrook Investments, where he has built a successful track record, focusing on the development and implementation of growth strategies for the group.

Renzo Scribante

Co-Founder

Renzo, the co-founder of The Pencil, can best be described as a visionary entrepreneur who is deeply focused and driven about the brands he has created, all of which have been housed under the Rembrothers Hospitality Group.