Meet The Team 2017-06-02T22:10:35+00:00


Meet our team at Victoria Falls River Lodge. Committed to making sure that your visit to Victoria Falls is a memorable one.

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Roddy Meiring

Roddy, who has vast experience in hospitality management in Zimbabwe and Mozambique, was born, raised and educated in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Roddy started his hospitality career at Meikles Hotel in Harare at the age of 17 and furthered his training through The Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town. From there he has had further exposure within South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Tanzania until recently deciding to move back to his home country.

Roddy specialises in both larger and boutique hotels – all focused on the luxury traveller – and his hands-on management approach has enjoyed a successful track record of developing top quality products and services.

Jonathan Ellway - Victoria Falls River Lodge Staff

Jonathan Ellway

Born in Harare and schooled in Zimbabwe, Jonathan attended University in Durban, South Africa, and graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science Degree, majoring in Social Anthropology and Economic History.

With over 27 years in the tourism industry, this local legend has worked as General Manager at Masuwe Lodge, Sekuti’s Drift, Matetsi Game Lodge, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge and The Elephant Camp.

Renowned for his humour, zest and meticulous attention to detail Jonathan’s enthusiasm is catching and his charismatic warmth instantly makes one feel at ease. Nothing is ever too big or too small and, together with his exceptional staff, he ensures that all things behind the scenes run smoothly.

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Camilla Meiring

Born, raised and educated in Harare, Zimbabwe, Camilla undertook her tertiary education in Perth Australia through the Australian school of hospitality and Tourism. Upon completion of her apprenticeship, Camilla furthered her experience throughout the UK and Europe.

After two years of traveling and working, Camilla returned to Africa where she continued her culinary aspirations in and around Victoria Falls. This mother of two’s taste for adventure has also taken her further into Mozambique and she has just recently returned from Tanzania.

Camilla thoroughly enjoys the excitement and passion of the kitchen and will be heading up the Victoria Falls River Lodge food and beverage team with Head Chef Lloyd.