Meet the Team

Howard Blight, Amorentia

Owner: Howard Blight

Howard Blight is the son of Gary & Shenah Blight who bought the farm in 1954. Howard lives on the farm with his wife Moya. Howard has three daughters, Nikki, Claudia and Lauren.

Wynand Espach, Amorentia

General Manager: Wynand Espach

Wynand Espach has been with Amorentia since 2003, he is married to Sarie Espach. They live on the farm with their daughter Nikita.

Lauren Strever, Amorentia

Nursery Manager: Lauren Strever

Lauren Strever is Howard and Diane’s youngest daughter and is married to Nicholas Strever. They have lived on the farm since 2009.

Sarie Espach, Amorentia

Dragon Fruit & Avocado Nursery Manager: Sarie Espach

Sarie joined Amorentia in May 2015 and is heading up the newly established Dragon Fruit program as well as the Avocado Nursery.

Peter Montsha, Amorentia

Head Nursery Foreman: Peter Montsha

Peter Montsha has been the trusted Nursery foreman at Amorentia Nursery since 1998.

Lianne Vermeulen, Amorentia

Personal Assistant: Lianne Vermeulen

Lianne Vermeulen joined the team early in 2016 as Personal Assistant to Management.

Maggie Bopape Amorentia

Head Office Clerk: Maggie Bopape

Maggie Bopape has been with Amorentia since 2003. She runs all labour relations and manages stock and storerooms.

Patrick Ramolefo, Amorentia

Farm Foreman: Patrick Ramolefe

Patrick Ramolefe has been with Amorentia since 2016, he runs Avocado and Macadamia production.

Natasha Bezuidenhout, Amorentia

Receptionist & Office Manager: Natasha Bezuidenhout

Natasha Bezuidenhout is the friendly face that welcomes all visitors and keeps the office operational. She has been with us since 2013.

Marcel Strydom

Assistant Macadamia & Ornamental Nursery Manager: Marcel Strydom

The latest addition to the Amorentia team, Marcel joined us in January 2017.

Steefan Mare, Amorentia

Maintenance Manager and Farm Assistant: Steefan Mare

Steefan has been with Amorentia since 2013.

Assistant Avo and Dragon Fruit Nursery Manager: Danie Naudé

Assistant Avo and Dragon Fruit Nursery Manager: Danie Naudé

Danie has been with Amorentia since 2017.

Samuel Matshuba, Amorentia

Samuel Matchuba 

Sam is the Dragon Fruit Foreman and has been with Amorentia since 2014.

Tshepo Mopai, Amorentia

Tshepo Mopai

Tshepo is the Ornamental Nursery Foreman and has been with Amorentia since 2006.

Sunday Lebea, Amorentia

Sunday Lebea

Sunday is the Avocado Nursery Foreman and has been with Amorentia since 2014.

Amorentia Team, Howard Blight, Amorentia Nursery