Born and brought up in East Africa, secondary schooling at Clifton College, Bristol and read Economics at University of Edinburgh. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte, London (also later in South Africa via University of Cape Town/UCT); he worked for Deloitte around the globe: London, Geneva, Durban, Cleveland, New York, Nairobi, Mombasa & Arusha offices, before settling in 1970 in the beautiful Cape
Mandi came into this world with a head filled with dreams of adventure, trekking off to foreign countries, lugging a Titch backpack. Given that both her parents were wedded to the travel industry, it’s no surprise that Mandi went on to complete studies in travel and marketing, before jetting off to explore the world in preparation for an exciting career in travel….
Ralph was born in Camps Bay, Cape Town, educated at CBC and subsequently qualified as an Actuary, spending most of his working life with Old Mutual. Ralph has always been a “free spirit” and loves trekking and rock climbing. However he has been seen at ground level from time to time, particularly when he married the love of his life, Valja (an Estonian) back in 1964.