Meet The Team - Daniel Retief

Daniel Retief

"The best aspect of my job is seeing the positive impact of my work in real time through customer feedback."

Where did you grow up?
“I grew up in Durban, South Africa – Born here, grew up here & live here currently – the weather is great & the people are even better!”

How did you first become interested in technology?
“Through video games of course! Back in the day you needed skills just to be able to play so it was born of necessity.”

What keeps you interested in technology today?
“I love tech today because the rules are ever changing – it means you must constantly be improving yourself & learning new things, so it never gets boring and keeps me on my toes.”

What’s your favorite thing to do when you’re not at work?
“My favorite pastime is probably just spending time with the people I love, eating good food & listening to good music.”

Are you married and do you have kids or a pet?
“I have a beautiful fiancé of 14 years – soon to be married. No kids or pets yet but we’re getting there.”

What was your favorite job?
“Why? I once ushered at a Robbie Williams concert, so I think it’s safe to say, I peaked early.”

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
“Coffee & apparently TikTok.”

What are your primary duties here at AMT?
“My role at AMT is to enhance the experience of our end users by ensuring the smooth delivery of our top-notch services that both meet and exceed customer demand. My favorite aspect of the job is getting to see the positive impact of my work in real time through customer feedback.”

Do you have a favorite book?
“Yes, my favorite book is probably Meditations by Marcus Aurelius, this was a book written without the intention of ever being read & is probably the one book everyone should read at some point in their lives.”