Bob Skinstad, Chairman

International Rugby Player, Broadcaster & Business Entrepreneur

One of the most recognisable faces in international rugby, Bob Skinstad has joined forces with Seartec as Executive Director. Sought out for the professional input that he brings as Director of Marketing and New Business, this is the perfect fit for this dynamic business entrepreneur who, in particular, will work in reviving the Sharp brand in SA and bring new energy and focus to this company.

Bob is proudly the Tourism Ambassador of the beautiful Overstrand Region, a volunteer tourism position that he has taken on to collaborate with the tourism board in showcasing the secret gems of this exceptional part of the Western Cape. It helps maintain the international profile as well as interact with global business that has a focus on South Africa. He also, as National Chairman of the international Rugby Business Network, hosts regular networking events around the country.

It is a dynamic and effective platform, bringing like- minded business people and rugby personalities together to engage over the shared interest of business and the good game of rugby. He forms an important part of the broadcast team at SuperSport where he commentates and engages both locally and internationally on all premier rugby events throughout the year.

Bob has been an innovator and contributor for numerous charities and organisations including The Put Foot Foundation, The Ernie Els Autism Foundation and The Franschoek Hospice amongst others. Bob is happily married to Debbie and is the proud dad of three young children, Anna, Tom and Charlotte, and loves to relax by playing golf, running, fishing, surfing, and raising his family.