Dez is the current Chief Operating Officer of the Vuya Foundation. He started his career in the electrical industry and behgan his own company in 1994. Dez Jansen Electrical quickly expanded into a multi-faceted construction company and after having studied project management in 2001, Dez was able to expand on the company to create Dez Jansen Projects - a project management company. In 2008 Dez moved into the commercial properly sales and sleasing industry. Since his move to the Vuya Foundation in 2012 he has taken over the project management of the office and the logistical aspects of the multiple projects that the Vuya Foundation runs. Dez Oversees all business functions of the Oppie Koppie creche and is our on-site advisor for all matters technical, operational and logistic.
Dez has been an invested Rotary Club member since 2005. He was appointed President of the Pinelands Rotary Club in Cape Town (District 9350) in 2001 and was the past chairman of the Rotary Youth Exchange. He is passionate about what he does for the community and what the community can do for others.