LWO Structure

The LWO is a members’ organisation managed by a Board consisting of members who as employers, have first-hand experience and knowledge of the workplace, as well as challenges employers face.

Klaas Venter


Wannie Scribante

Vice Chairman

Johan Rademeyer

Board Member

Kowie Stofberg

Board Member

Prof. Fanie van Jaarsveld

Board Member

Edrean Ernst

Board Member

Giep Joubert

Board Member

John Rankin

Board Member

Jannie Roux

Board Member

Esti Steenkamp

Board Member

Melanie Steyn

Board Member

Pieter Breytenbach

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel van der Vyver

Manager: Finance, Administration and Human Resources

Christo Bester

Manager: Legal services

Ansofie van der Walt

Manager: Marketing

The LWO Employers Organisation has a team of highly trained legal advisors – currently with roughly 235 years’ relevant experience in the field of labour law.

Head office

Adv. Michelle Smuts

Legal Advisor

Christoff Dames

Legal Advisor

Hein Harmse

Legal Advisor

Simonne Els

Legal Advisor

Yolandi van der Laarse

Legal Advisor

Alwyn Annandale

Legal Advisor

Eastern Cape office

Anneline Scriven

Senior Legal Advisor

Arnelda Heyl

Legal Advisor

Western Cape office

Anthony Swartz

Legal Advisor

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