Founder & EXECUTIVE Chairman
Johannes is a composer, poet and entrepreneur. He studied music, languages and philosophy at the University of Stellenbosch, where he won various first prizes in composition. Prior to founding Humanstate with his brother Jaco in 2001, Johannes built a marketing and distribution business with a presence in more than 16 countries, co-founded a leading contemporary music organisation, and worked as a music journalist and at the University of South Africa.
Johannes is based at our office in Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland.