Our Team

Jacques Whittle - Chief Executive Officer

Jacques is the founder and owner of Nebula Group established in 2003, and has been serving the industry in various functions within the supply chain, business turn-around and logistics solutions and services sectors since then. Jacques’ passion is for each person to find God’s purpose for their life, and to live a life fully based on the attributes and values of Christ – for each to impact this world for the better. He desires to develop leadership that is “one-another” focussed, governing and building an economy on heavenly principles.

Gerrit Snyders - Managing Director

Gerrit started off at Nebula in 2015 on a part time basis and joined the team full time in August 2017. The Nebula journey started off as account manager, to Solutions architect, to GM Supply Chain Solution, to GM Nebula Group and now MD Nebula Group. Gerrit started off in production from 2001 and began his supply chain and logistics career in 2007 with DSV. He then moved to DHL Global Forwarding where he headed up warehousing for South Africa and served on the Senior Leadership Team. Gerrit is an entrepreneur at heart and with his background in leadership, production management, supply chain management and logistics – this sets him up for his current role.

Bianca Botha - Financial Director

Bianca studied BCom Accounting at NMU. After 2 years of studying full-time, she joined an accounting firm to gain some experience. Later that year she signed her articles with SAIPA and finished her accounting degree part-time. She developed keen professional and ethical attributes and discovered new limits to what she was capable of in her professional life. After finishing her board examination in Nov 2018, she became a SAIPA member. During this time she moved out of the accounting industry into the private sector, where she started at Nebula. Implementing what she learned regarding cloud-based accounting systems she quickly changed risk and ineffective factors to efficient and forward-thinking gateways. She worked her way up and was given the role of Financial Director of Nebula. To Bianca, being in finance and running a business is more than a job, it is where Kingdom Driven Entrepreneurship unlocks passion and grows small-medium sized businesses.

Jacqueline Whittle - Payment Officer

Jacqueline is the wife of Jacques and co-founder of Nebula Group established in 2003. Jacqueline is a qualified pharmacist, however focusses her skill to ensure financial compliance and cost control.  Jacqueline's passion is  her family and supporting her husband and children to achieve their Godly purpose in life. She's passionate about people and to make a positive impact in the local community.

Hannari Flynn - Managing Executive: Inventory Analytics

Hannari has 12 years of Inventory Optimization experience where she ran the IO Systems team.  She ensures that the Inventory Analytics tools run efficiently and focuses on automation methods that will improve performance and help facilitate machine learning.  Hannari is driven to innovate within IA and is pushing the data science agenda.

Justin Funck - Managing Executive: Contract Logistics

Justin serves as Managing Executive for Nebula Contract Logistics. He has 19 years of logistics experience of which 11 years were spent in the Airfreight and Ocean freight industry, largely focusing on Warehousing. He is well versed in warehousing solutions, and guiding clients through their requirements to get the quintessential solution for their specific warehousing needs and operational flows. He has a passion for problem solving, processes and systems, and using them in perfect concinnity to create the best possible solutions for customers.

Silke Botha - Marketing and Financial Administrator

Silke completed her BA (Media, Communication, and Culture) degree in 2018. With a passion for all things social media and marketing, she decided to build more knowledge by completing her BA (Hons) in 2019. She jumped straight into the working pool joining Nebula's team where she explored the power and influence of what social media has to offer in business and community. Silke promotes social media strategies to boost user engagement across channels in order to engage customers – a key to business growth.

James Wates - Supply Chain & Inventory Analytics Practitioner

Jamie serves as a Management Consultant to Nebula specialising in Supply Chain and Inventory Analytics Project Management. He has 25 years of logistics experience of which 15 years were spent leading a team of highly qualified Inventory Optimization practitioners. He leads clients in exploring new ways to solve inventory challenges and brings direction and vision to the team. He has a passion for making the world a better place and sees reducing inventory waste as one of the best ways to do this.

Heinrich Stroebel - Business Development and Compliance

Heinrich joined the company in February 2015 as Service Delivery Manager for the VW Warranty Warehouse in Uitenhage. He was involved with the set-up and implementation of the VW Warehouse. In March 2020 he took over the role of Business Development and Compliance for the Nebula Group. He has a passion for people and building of relationships which will bring out the best in people. Heinrich has a great sense of humour and manages to brighten up anyone’s day with a joke or two.

Shamiel Khan - Managing Executive: Supply Chain Services

Shamiel has been specializing in IT solutions for approximately 10 years, as part of Nebula's overall client “WOW” factor. Together with the team at Nebula, he has had many successful roll outs and projects. Shamiel enjoys using his skills in order to contribute with the latest technology and create new meaning to synergy within the work place. This can be challenging, but Shamiel is one appreciates a good challenge.


  • Nebula Supply Chain Services (Pty) Ltd
  • Nebula Contract Logistics (Pty) Ltd
  • Nebula Management Services (Pty) Ltd
  • Nebula Inventory Analytics (Pty) Ltd



Contact Us

Nebula Group

 Hunters Retreat, 677 Cape Road, Parsons Vlei, 6000

 08h30 – 16h00 on workdays: +27 41 360 9742

 After 16h00 on workdays & after hours: + 27 83 422 9936

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