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Niels Bertschat

Nickname: 'nbertschat'

JHB based, Professiona Networker & Lead Generator

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born 26-05-1983 in Doetinchem Netherlands

Professional and Entrepreneur with Dutch German roots Master in Hospitality Management & Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)
Residing in Johannesburg since 2009.

Enthusiastic Professional open minded Networker and Lead Generator with a passion for connecting people Training and Education, Hospitality and business transformation

Making people and organizations really goal oriented Increasing Margins, Sales, Clients
Channel Management
Accreditation & Certification systems in B2B environment
Set up Sales Academies
Change management
Hospitality Management
Direct & Indirect sales
Training & Education
Project Management
Recruitment, Staffing & Selection
New Business Development
Indirect and direct sales
Sales interim management

Representing he Dutch Community in Johannesburg
Representing the Word largest Expat community InterNations
Member of Dutch Chamber of Commerce SANEC

Area Director Southern Africa Business Opportunity School Project Manager Vodacom
New Business Vanguard Protex Global - RSA
Director Studentsatwork Pty Ltd

Past projects
FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 exclusive VIP staffing supplier Match hospitality
FIFA World Cup 2010 exclusive VIP Staff supplier
Match hospitality

Making people and companies more successful
Honesty , fairness is the key
Begin with the end (customer in mind)
Make the best of every day
I am ok - you are ok
First seek to understand than be understood
See the potential in yourself and others

Contact details

O: +27(0)11-083-8023

M: 0726239183

Web presence

Business Address

27 Bath Avenue, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2196

Professional details

Current Position(s)

SA Reprensative | Sales & Marketing | Vanguard Protex Global
Johannesburg, South Africa | April 2014 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

. New Business Development for South Africa
. CORE TM - product line

Area Director Southern Africa- New Business Development. | Management | Business Opportunity School pty ltd(bos)
Rosebank, South Africa | 2012 - present

Academia, Education and Training

Academia, Education and Training
Responsible for business in RSA
New Business development
Managing the SA Office
Cold calling
Networking and functions
Sales & Marketing
Project Management
Sales interim management
Match making & lead Generation

Director | Students at Work & YoungProfs SA
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2011 - present

Human Resources and Recruitment

- Name change from ProServ Talent at Work!

Previous Position(s)

General Manager | Talent Placement/YoungProfs South Africa | ProServ South Africa
Johannesburg | 2010 - 2011

Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

Assistant Director | Management | Human Talent Consultancy
Bryanston, South Africa | 2009 - 2010

Consulting and Project Management

Exclusive VIP staff Supplier for the FIFA 2009 Confederations Cup & FIFA 2010 World Cup South Africa (MISE EN PLACE GROUP)

Secretarial Work
Quality Management
Public Relations
Project Management
Sales & Marketing
Staff Scheduling & Planning
Supply Management
Board Meetings

Marketing Director/ Service Leiter | Management | Mise en Place
Aachen, Germany | 2006 - 2009

Human Resources and Recruitment

B2C marketing
B2B Marketing
Project management at functions
Targets and Objectives
Supervising 1- 50 staff members
Online marketing
Event Planning
Hospitality Operations
Public Relations
Communication Strategy
Exhibitions and Conferences
Staff Meetings
Board Meetings

Dutymanager TRAINEE | Operations | Cape Town International Convention Centre
Cape Town | 2005 - 2006


Educational history


Het Ulenhof College, Doetinchem, Netherlands (2001)


Turismo Sant Ignasi

Barcelona, Spain | 2005 - 2006

Master in Hospitality Management - Innovative Hospitality Management

Total Quality Management
Cross Cultural Management
Personal Development
Casino Management
Innovation in Hospitality
Business English
Risk Management
Marketing and Sales Management
Leadership Skills

A year of in depth studies in an international group of students from all over the globe. You will study for 4 months in Barcelona, and spend the next 4 months in Maastricht. After this you are ready to go on a international internship that is customized to your needs and wishes. The Master has been developed in co-operation with ESADE -Turismo St. Ignasi in Barcelona and Oxford Brookes University in England. Upon graduation after just one year, you will earn an academic Master of Science Degree.

Hoge Hotelschool Maastricht

Maastricht, Netherlands | 2001 - 2005

Bachelor of Business Administration - Hospitality Management

Languages ( French/German/Spanish)
Business Administration
Business Economics
Hospitality Operations Skills
Leadership Skills
Event Management
Conference Management
Wine/Coffee/Tea/Liquor specialist

The Hotel Management School Maastricht has a rich tradition. We’ve now been supplying the international hotel industry with talented professionals for more than 60 years. In fact, our graduates hold management positions in many different countries worldwide. They are our ambassadors and ensure that Hotel Management School Maastricht’s reputation is maintained all over the world.


media exposure

The Expatriate magazine | 2012

Editorial about my role as ambassador of InterNations

Other Achievements

Successful FIFA World Cup 2010 | 2010

As the exclusive Hospitality VIP staff supplier for Match Hospitality. we contributed to a succesfull confederations cup in 2010. We set up a training program, recruited local staff, trained and were responsible for the Total quality Management. training and recruitment of 6000 people

Successful 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup | 2009

As the exclusive Hospitality VIP staff supplier for Match Hospitality. we contributed to a succesfull confederations cup in 2009. We set up a training program, recruited local staff, trained and were responsible for the Total quality Management




Ambassador JHB Expat Community (5000 members), 2009 - present

Largest Expat community in the world .1.000.000
members.(1 million_
I am responsible for the Johannesburg Community
. online community
. Event organizing
. Marketing & Sales
. Meet & Great members
. Matchmaking


Orange Babies

volunteer, 2013 - present

Visit orphanages and assist with the well being of the Hiv affected childeren


volunteer, 2009 - present

assist the Birchwood hotel with the clean up and managing of the homes..

Other Activities


now and then, 2011 - present

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