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Cassandra Labuschagne, Head of Group Finance

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Cassandra is our devoted Head of Group Finance who is at the core of our success as a company. Her 8 year career at Ker & Downey® Africa has given her unrivalled experience in Tourism and Finance. 

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Born and Bred

Cassandra was born and bred in Johannesburg where she studied Hospitality Management at the University of Johannesburg. In 2011 she moved down to Cape Town and started her journey with Ker & Downey® Africa in 2012.

Highlight of her time at Ker & Downey® Africa

Cassandra’s highlight of her 8 years at the company was being promoted to Head of Group Finance for the Ker & Downey® Africa Group. 

Travel Expertise

Cassandra has worked in the travel industry for more than 10 years and has a special talent for the financial side of tourism. Her career first led her into the catering business, the restaurant industry, hospitality and then finally, tourism.

Cassandra’s favourite destination in Africa

Cassandra has a special love for Namibia.

Cassandra’s Top 3 Recommended Safari Lodges & Hotels

Sanbona Gondwana Lodge, Sanbona Game Reserve

Mount Nelson, Cape Town

Ellerman House Boutique Hotel, Cape Town

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