Close this search box.

Making Waves

Get to know the super lifters and beneficiaries
behind South Africa’s fishing industry

From boat to plate, it takes more than fish in the sea to drive South Africa’s commercial fishing sector.

Get to know the people who are Making Waves in their own lives and of others, either as a super lifter or beneficiary, thanks to South Africa’s fishing sector.

Roberto Gastaldi

National Perishables and Fish Buyer, Food Lover’s Market

Roberto Gastaldi, National Perishables and Fish Buyer at Food Lover’s Market is a trained chef and foodie with a strong Italian heritage and a


Gerrit Matthyse

CEO, Orion Organisation

Gerrit Matthyse is the CEO of Orion Organisation, a non-profit company in Atlantis that focuses on caring and the provision of accommodation, education, training,


Alan Browde

CEO and Founder, SA Harvest

Alan Browde, CEO and founder of SA Harvest, is driven by his ultimate goal of putting an end to the hunger crisis in South


Shamera Daniels

Owner, SDB Consulting

A true female powerhouse within the South African fishing industry, Shamera Daniels is passionate about transforming the sector and encouraging other ambitious women to


Rob Wijnants


Rob Wijnants is one of the many inspirational fishermen at sea responsible for reeling in the catch of the day and putting food on


Clyde Bodenham

Founder and CEO, Molimo Business Zone

Clyde Bodenham is a man with almost 30 years in the fishing industry and a finger in every pie! He’s the President at the


Jocelyn Myers-Adams

Managing Director, Jocelyn Myers-Adams Hospitality and Consulting Services

Born and raised in Canada, Jocelyn Myers-Adams is an independent chef and entrepreneur who has spent 16 years living and working in South Africa.


Nicolette Weitsz

Owner Fish4Africa

A compassionate woman with a heart of gold, Nicolette, owner of Fish4Africa, comes across as the mother of the fishing industry. It’s not just


Selwyn Bailey

Fishing Safety Specialist – SAMSA

A massive Wilbur Smith fan and movie buff, Selwyn Bailey spends most of his time dedicated to making life safer and more comfortable for