Meet our team.

Mike Lambert

Chief Executive Officer

Mike is an experienced CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education and training industry. With a BA PGD IR in Law, Economics and Industrial Relations, he is a visionary with a highly proficient skill set that includes Business Development, Strategy, Negotiation, Entrepreneurial, Project Management and People Management skills.



Matt Lambert

Managing Director – International Hotel School Training

Matt has a passion for innovation and doing things differently, which comes from his broad experience in front line and management roles within Business Intelligence, Sales, New Business Development and Commercial Finance held within Blue chip companies. Matt has worked across 5 continents and 19 countries to launch new products, establish sales operations and lead strategic projects. His passion for education comes from a desire to address fundamental structural issues within Africa.




John Creighton

Managing Director – International Hotel School 

John has over 30 years of Management experience (Hotels, Restaurants, Hospitality Education). He has been involved in all facets of Operations, Openings, Managing of existing Hotels & Restaurants, to having started & owned successful start-ups as well as holding Senior Executive (Managing Director) positions within the education space. John is an incredibly driven person and always strives to be successful in every venture and opportunity that he’s been involved in. John has a good ‘entrepreneurial head’ and a unique mixture of sound management, entrepreneurial/start-up as well as Education Business experiences.

John’s cornerstones of achieving the goals he sets for himself to fruition, is having extreme persistence, tenacity, a ‘never give up attitude’ and working closely with, developing & motivating, high performance Teams to deliver beyond their own expectations. This attitude is what drives him to pursue a purpose of educating, empowering and ultimately creating gainfully employed students through the Invictus portfolio.


Brenda Bezuidenhout

Financial Director

A seasoned professional with over 20 years of extensive experience in finance, administration & accounting. Passionate about Education and Training, Brenda has a wealth of experience in the education industry. Her financial acumen, drive, vision and revenue generating operational leadership as well as financial and business performance have played an integral role in International Hotel School’s growth.

A key member of the management team of this growing entrepreneurial company, Brenda has demonstrated capabilities of contributing significantly to facilitate the company’s ambitious revenue & growth plans. A result orientated structured finance analyst, Brenda has a proven proficient in improving operations, impacting business growth & maximizing profits through contributions in financial management, cost reductions & productivity improvements.





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