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Our Team


Reinhardt Stanley

Acting Head of Department and Lecturer

Hotelier with over 20 years experience in the hospitality industry. Over the span of his career he has worked for both smaller, high end silver service hotels to 5 star corporate international hotel brands in various countries such as Germany, Austria, South Africa and a few others. Reinhardt is a keen wine enthusiast which is why he pursued a qualification in wine from the Cape Wine Academy after studying hotel management. Reinhardt holds numerous certifications in the related fields of management including managing high performance teams. He has recently served on a technical work group with the NTA directed to revising the VTC curriculum for hospitality in Namibia. He has joined the team as part-time lecturer of several subjects after a long operational career holding senior positions such as Hotel General Manager and Collection Manager.


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Dagmar Gruner

Lecturer

has been in the industry for 10 years and is still a well-known, growing and inspirational chef… She started her culinary career at the Warwick Chef School in Hermanus South Africa in 2010. Where she worked for Chef Kevin Warwick after completing her Diploma as a Commis chef. Then with nothing stopping her ambition her skills spoke loudly which placed her on the ladder of opportunity in the Chef world. Where she soon learnt that being a chef is not a job, but simply a way of life. In 2014 Dagmar took on the challenge of completing her Diploma as Cook of Italian Cuisine at ALMA La Scuola Internazinale di Cucina Italiana in Colorno established by Gualtiero Marchesi known as the “Father of Modern Italian Cuisine.” As an intern in Italy she worked for the Lungarotti family in Torgiano in Perugia. Working in a foreign country with a foreign language really motivated Dagmar to become the best version of her. Upon my arrival back in Namibia Dagmar quickly started off as Head Chef at River Crossing Lodge exploring her techniques for three years. Then she moved to and it and is still currently Head Chef of the well-known Hotel Thule in Windhoek where she spends the majority of her time, ensuring that standards are met and raising the bar for culinary expectations for not only her kitchen, but as well as her neighbouring competitions. Dagmar’s love for Baking & Pastry is what she hopes to be sharing with you all at WHCC. “It is an honour for me to know that I can share my knowledge and skills with you all and help shape our culinary future in and for Namibia through WHCC. I am looking forward to start cracking eggs with you all.”


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Rosalia Matti

Lecturer

A lecturer at WHCC for Housekeeping and Laundry as well as Front Office Operations and Reservation Systems. I am working at Hotel Thuringerhof, United Africa Group as a Front Office Manager. My hobbies are traveling and sightseeing, reading novels, surfing the net and cooking. I hold a Master of Science in Hospitality Management; an Honours Degree in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality obtain at the International University of Management (IUM). I also hold a single diploma in Accounting as well as Business Administration from the Institute of Commercial Management at Bournemouth, England. Hold a German Language 1&2 Certificate at IUM.


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Mattie Otto

Lecturer

He joins WHCC as a Part-time Lecturer: Organisational Behaviour, based in Windhoek, Namibia. Presently tutoring Introduction to Human Resources Management at NUST. I was recently appointed as a member of the Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) for the Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management programme. I am currently managing the Human Resource portfolio at SASSCAL Regional Office as Human Resources Officer and have oversight responsibility for human resource management in the partner countries. Prior to joining SASSCAL, Mattie worked as a Senior Human Resources Officer at the National Youth Service, at the Office of the Auditor-General, Namibia, in the Department of Human Resources, as a Human Resources Practitioner and at the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, and Employment Creation in Namibia as a Senior Labour Inspector. In totality, I possess close to nine years of experience in the HR industry. Qualification-wise, I possess a Master of Science in Human Resources Management and Training with Leicester, United Kingdom. Bachelor's Degree and National Diploma in Human Resources Management both from Polytechnic of Namibia (Now Namibia University of Science and Technology).


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Rosemary Monye

Lecturer

Rosemary’s hospitality journey started with the hotel school at NUST (then Polytechnic of Namibia). She has also obtained a Master’s in International Hospitality Management from the University Center Cesar Ritz, Brig, Switzerland. Rosemary has worked for major hotel groups such as the Grand Hyatt in Atlanta, USA, Protea and Hilton Hotels both in Windhoek. Her areas of specialty are thee front office, service quality and training and development. She has also worked as a part time lecturer at the hotel school at NUST. She currently works for one of the Big Four accounting firms and has a passion for baking and cake decorating.


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Lydia Naanda

Admin officer

Lydia with her enthusiastic and hard-working nature started her career as a debt administrator and escaladed on to serve in other diverse positions as a legal assistant, executive assistant and now an administrative officer. She studied at Varsity College, Cape Town South Africa where she obtained a certificate in business principles and practice before she went on to do her Bcom degree in Marketing. Lydia serves as the Administrative Officer responsible for providing and maintaining excellent administrative support to WHCC staff. Coordinating, distributing information and ensuring that students are kept current of necessary college information.


Paulina Kanime

IT Support Engineer

Paulina joined WHCC as an IT Support Engineer in 2020. She has vigorously applied her skills and knowledge to 5 years of experience in areas of Technology and Computer Software Application. She started her IT career as a Software Developer and IT Support intern in 2017. She has worked and spearhead over 4 projects including School Management Systems, Point of Sales, Wifi Projects and Immunisation Notification System in which she developed and is Co-founder of known operating system health264.com and is still currently operating today. Paulina graduated with Bachelor of Informatics in 2018, from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), before she went on to do her Honors degree majoring in Business Informatics from the same University and she graduated with her second degree in June 2021.