Meet our Team | Marius Pretorius - General Manager

Marius Pretorius GMIn 2012 Marius Pretorius, was a lecturer at the University of Limpopo where he taught on the BSC Water & Sanitation course. Marius received a call from Kevin Treffry-Goatley, founder of The Water Academy, who asked him if he would be interested in a few weeks’ consultancy work for the company. 5 years later, Marius is still with TWA having relocated to work on a full time basis at our head office in Knysna as General Manager. 

Marius deals with the day to day management of the business include administration, finances and client liaison. He works closely with our clients to ensure that the detail of Learnership structures, pricing and service level agreements are accurate and meaningful. 

Marius travels frequently to be present at Learnership inductions, to make site lists and to assist clients with troubleshooting. Marius’ role is one of building solid structures, creating clear communication and of integration. He feels great satisfaction in the work that The Water Academy does as “it makes a real difference in the lives of Learners and communities that benefit from access to clean water”.