MEET THE INSTRUCTORS AT EXPERIENCE JOHANNESBURG
SEAN RENTON - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
Sean commenced his driver training career with BMW in 2001 and then moved to Land Rover Experience in 2002 and has never looked back. He was promoted to centre manager and shortly after to General Manager of the Land Rover Experience Centre. In his 15 years with Jaguar and Land Rover he has successfully launched all new products since 2010 and has had unique opportunities in managing global projects for Born Free, Climate Care and the Land Rover Global PR team.
BARRY DE OLIVEIRA - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
In 2009 Barry joined Land Rover Experience as a trainee, in a very short period of time he has succeeded in achieving the highest Land Rover qualification as a Lead Instructor. Barry has worked on and led many exciting global projects such as Shoals of Augalas Expedition and Life Straw Projects in Kenya. One of Barry's more interesting projects was assisting the Born Free team in transporting Lions via road from JHB to Shamwari Private Reserve in the Eastern Cape. Barry has also participated in the global instructors Trek Competition in 2016.
CHRISTO VAN LOGGERENBERG - LAND ROVER LEAD INSTRUCTOR
Christo joined Land Rover Experience Gerotek in 2000. At Land Rover Experience Gerotek he did all the Off-Road training and events that Land Rover Experience had to offer. He also specialised in dynamic driver training at that stage as they were based at the Gerotek Testing Facilities, where they had a world renowned testing centre at their disposal. During his years at Gerotek he trained to Lead Instructor Level. At Land Rover Experience Gerotek he hosted Global Tours and Adventures for Land Rover Experience in various countries like Tanzania and Botswana. In 2015 he joined the Land Rover Experience in Kyalami, as Centre Manager and Lead Instructor.
ANDREW BLANE - TRACK SPECIALIST AND LAND ROVER SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
Career growing qualifications include an international qualification in 4X4 operation as well as qualifying as a senior instructor and track specialist for the Land Rover Experience Centre in Kyalami. Andrew has also had the opportunity to travel alongside life changing individuals; his most moving to date has been Kingsley Holgate.
DAWIE LANGLAT - LAND ROVER SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
Dawie has been an Instructor for Land Rover for the past 10 years. During this time he has lead expeditions to Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Lesotho.
MARCEL VEERAN - LAND ROVER SENIOR INSTRUCTOR
Marcel started his driver training career with Audi in 2009 he worked part time as a freelance instructor specialising in Defensive driving and circuit driving. Marcel joined Land Rover Experience in 2014, qualifying as a senior instructor. He has extensive experience in our Mobile equipment such as the Twin Terrapod. Marcel has recently taken full responsibility for our Sub Sahara Africa training and events, and has already successfully run multiple events in most SSA regions.
RAINER FERENCZY - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
Rainer’s career started as a fleet assistant at a Driving Academy in 2010. His path then led him to becoming an advanced driving instructor. His experiences have allowed him to specialize in vehicle dynamics, defensive driving, advanced high performance, vehicle launches, facilitation, road shows and sub-Saharan training. Thanks to the highly skilled and influential people that he's worked with, he has been able to improve his skills thus allowing him to teach others efficiently and effectively.
RICKY HILL - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
Having started motocross at the tender age of 7 and then later moving on to karting, spending the majority of his time at a race track, Ricky is now one of our advanced driving instructors. By the age of 21 Ricky had completed his commercial pilot’s license and had started his professional driver training career. Ricky has also received his junior and senior colours for motorsport.
GARY SPENCER - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
Gary’s career in driver training began in 2012. He started doing events with the VW driving academy at Kyalami. After that he did a few events and launches with various brands such as Nissan and Ford. He started working for Land Rover Experience in late 2015 and has loved the brand from the start. He is enthusiastic and passionate about Land Rover and enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for the brand with others who love the brand.
DAVID LOTTERING - LAND ROVER INSTRUCTOR
David initially trained as an Instructor to present Military Course on A and B vehicles, and also qualified as a Tester for these vehicles. After his Military career he joined the Company Clover, as their Training Manager of Driver Training where his responsibilities were with light and heavy commercial vehicles. For the past 21 years he has been used by various companies like, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Jaguar and Land Rover as a Freelance Instructor.
SHAUN TAYLOR - LAND ROVER TRAINEE
Shaun has recently joined the Jaguar Land Rover Experience team and is aiming to achieve his Land Rover Experience instructor qualifications very soon. Shaun has worked for many other manufactures providing training in the following fields: Defensive driving training, 4x4 training, Vehicle Recovery, High performance training at Dezzi race Circuit and Specialised training for metro police.