Micha Landmann is co-founder and Director at the Southern African Development Agency (Sadea) and Business Development Manager for the Orange Lion Hospitality and Real Estate Solutions GmbH in Germany. He is also an associate of Rosh Pinah Properties.
A South African with German roots, Micha has over 12 years professional international experience and holds a dual German Master’s Degree in Architecture and International Building Science, conducted a one-year internship at Bensley in Thailand funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany, and in addition, completed a Bachelor in Tourism at the School of Tourism in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
In recent years, he has been involved extensively in international business development. With this impressive pedigree, he recently opened an organic outlet for local produce in Pretoria – sourcing from organic farmers. Rosh Pinah caught up with him, in between serving customers and taking delivery of beautiful sweet peppers.
RP: You are a managing director of a multinational development organisation – what are the current challenges you face?
ML: Staffing and balancing my passions. I love the tourism and investment side and I have discovered how important the organic produce story is to me. Our success is going to depend on the success of our local suppliers, quality of produce, customer engagement and nutritional education.