Riaan is an accomplished senior executive security specialist with a wealth of experience from a distinguished career spanning over three decades. Throughout his career, Riaan has led diverse security strategies across multinational organisations, earning a reputation as a versatile and highly skilled professional.
His expertise is in crafting tailored security solutions encompassing various facets such as Physical Security, Investigations, Risk Management, Technical Security Strategy, and Security Engineering Management. Riaan’s leadership style is characterised by a belief in the strength of collaborative partnerships, both within the organisation and with external stakeholders.
With a keen eye for policy development and cross-enterprise frameworks, Riaan navigates the complex landscape of security protocols, ensuring alignment with evolving global trends while meeting specific business requirements.
Beyond his professional endeavours, Riaan’s commitment extends to his community. He assumed the role of Chairperson of the Security Committee after being co-opted as a homeowner trustee. His vision as Chair is to ensure a safe and secure environment in partnership with our greater community by delivering a dynamic and fit for purpose security service.
His educational background, including a Bachelor of Technology specialising in Criminal Justice and Police Science, along with a strategic leadership course from the renowned Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and an ISMA Strategic Leadership Program at Georgetown University, underscores his dedication to continuous growth and knowledge enhancement.
In his personal life, Riaan finds joy in family moments with his wife, Sandra, and their three accomplished children, each having completed their studies and embarking on their careers. Passionate about outdoor activities, Riaan and Sandra savour the many opportunities this magnificent estate provides. Their love for the exquisite wines of the Winelands has made this picturesque location their cherished home since 2021. Riaan is a horse-riding enthusiast and an avid golfer