Janet Lee as Managing Director oversees all aspects of the institute’s activities and assists with facilitation. She has been involved with the poultry sector in South Africa for many years and loves seeing the growth in trainee’s confidence and knowledge during their studies at the KZNPI.
The training farm and estate is managed by Lindelihle Nxumalo who also assists with practical training on the farm. Lindelihle is currently on a year’s poultry internship in the U.S.A. through the World Poultry and Future Farmers Foundations.
Mcebo Zondo handles training course facilitation. Mcebo holds a B.Sc (Agric.) degree from the University of Zululand and his poultry experience is growing rapidly ! He has a love for both animals and people and he is proving to be a popular facilitator with delegates at the KZNPI.
Michael Makolometse is the Poultry Farmer with many years’ of service who handles the day-to day tasks on the farm and with the small hatchery.
Siyabonga Dlamini is our young Poultry Farmer who has a special affinity for pullet and breeder rearing. He also has an earned a reputation as Mr Fix-It on the farm and is a dab hand with a spanner and screwdriver!
Administration is the domain of Mary-Ann Bruton. She juggles phone enquiries, bookkeeping, training admin and all the myriad office tasks with cheerful efficiency.
Maintenance of the estate is enthusiastically tackled by Thulani Shongwe. With his down-to-earth and can-do attitude, no ask is ever too big for Thulani !