Medigrow Africa currently has investments in the following cannabis-related companies:
Part of the team:
Cornel van der Watt
The Founder - Willem Daniel Jonker
The founder of Medigrow Africa is a chartered Accountant (South Africa) by training. He was a senior partner at Allan Gray (www.allangray.co.za), the largest independent investment manager in South Africa, until 1993. Thereafter he moved into the field of private equity, arranging funding for companies such as Medigrow Africa. linkedin.com/in/willem-jonker-9271a91
Edgar Adams - Managing Director – Medigrow in South Africa
Edgar is a successful engineer with a long track record in the medical waste industry in South Africa. He has been involved in various industries where standard operating procedures are critical, and thus takes overall responsibility for standards in Medigrow’s initiatives in South Africa. He also plays an important role in transformation and community development, in roles such as President of the Western Cape chapter of the National African Chamber of Commerce and as Director of the Community Chest.
Cornel van der Watt - Chief Cultivator
Cornel founded and is presently managing director of Complete Cannabis Solutions (Pty) Ltd. He offers full medicinal cannabis grow systems consulting and implementation. He successfully designed and implemented the grow system for Medigrow Lesotho. Cornel and his team are the preferred master growers for Medigrow’s project companies.
Sibusiso Mkhwanazi - Business Development
and Director of Medi-Research International (Pty) Ltd
Sibusiso is a skilled Technical Manager with experience in the water and wastewater industry. Familiar with electrical, mechanical, electronics &communication and basics in chemical engineering. He has worked with various companies and developed good experience in the process.
Ncamsile Masilela - Administrative Officer
Ncamsile is a people’s person who made a name for herself in the hospitality industry in her native Country of eSwatini (Swaziland). She joined the team on 1 January 2018 and is responsible for the call centre and administration office. linkedin.com/in/ncamsile-masilela-277800168
Marisa Nothnagel - Quality Assurance
and Good Agricultural Practice
Marisa was previously the Global Good Agricultural Practice consultant for the Lesotho Government. She is currently responsible for quality standards, standard operating procedures and preparation for Good Agricultural practices audits in the Medigrow Group.
Kevin Horsley - Farmer
and Director of Medigrow Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd
Kevin started his farming career in 1990. In 2002 he co-founded a new family transport business, Dharwizi Transport, which became one of the biggest transport businesses in Zimbabwe with over 100 trucks. In 2016 Kevin returned to his first love of farming. He is a Director of Amderma Investments, one of the shareholders in Medigrow Zimbabwe. linkedin.com/in/kevin-horsley-b4bb5516
Jose Vieira - Project manager
and Director of Madagrimed s.a.r.l
Jose was born in Angola but grew up in South Africa. He has been living in Madagascar since 1997.His main achievement was building Sakatia Lodge, a guesthouse on a sacred island off the coast of Madagascar. Jose has been managing the Lodge since 2004.