Board of Trustees

Representatives of the Trust comprise of members from Park Management, North West Parks Board, Community leaders, South African businesses and committed members of the public.

Gabriel Mokgoko


Gabriel Mokgoko is a Board Member of the North West Parks & Tourism Board and former Chairman of the Board’s Conservation Subcommittee.

He is Director of Rustenburg Minerals Development Company; Mampa Investment Holdings and Pasdec Automotive Technologies.

Paddy Brearley

Managing Director of Legacy Hotel

Paddy Brearley is the Managing Director of Legacy Hotels & Resorts International (Pty) Ltd.

Legacy Resorts & Hotels has been affiliated to the PWT for many years.

Johnson Maoka

Park Manager

Johnson Maoka is the Park Manager for Pilanesberg National Park as well as the Regional Manager for the Pilanesberg Cluster.

Perry Dell

Marketing & PR Trust Manager

Perry Dell is the Marketing & PR Trust Manager. She has a really long history of living in the bush and involvement with conservation.

Pieter Nagel (deceased)

Founder Member

Pieter Nagel was a founder member of the Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust and involved with the North West Parks for close to 30 years. Through his love for the bush he was financially responsible for the introduction of the Cheetahs as well as the Wild Dogs and contributed to the introduction of the Kruger Park bull elephants to the Pilanesberg National Park.