Mr Gary Botha (CEO)

CEO Kyalami Schools (NPC)

Gary studied for a teaching qualification at WITS, where he obtained a Higher Diploma in Education. He has gone on to do various programs in leadership at a number of institutions, including the WITS Business School, Leadership Development Program and an Honours Qualification in Educational Leadership and Management, through the University of Johannesburg.

He has filled a variety of management roles both in education and in the corporate sector over the last fifteen years. The 8 years he spent working in the corporate world prior to embarking on a career in education (in 2009) has equipped him with a well-rounded set of skills, including people management, financial and sales skills.

Gary works well with people and is proficient in building and maintain relationships. He has the ability to get the best out of his employees by setting and maintaining and exceptionally high work ethic and standard of work for himself.

He is a member of ISASA through the Kyalami Schools Group and is a member of SAHISA (South African Heads of Independent Schools) in his own right.