Duane Phillips
Duane Phillips

Executive Director: MBA Greater Boland

The Innovative Duane was born and bred in Worcester - heart of the Boland where he grew up with his family and attained his matric from Worcester Secondary School in 2002. He furthered his studies in engineering but soon realized that his heart was in the building industry. He then joined his dad's business in 2004, of which he already was a member. He worked closely with his dad teaching him the trade as a contractor and this is how he developed his love for the building industry. While teaming with his dad, he started another company that of which being his own in 2010. In 2012, he became an Exco member at the MBA and was appointed to oversee operations in 2015. While in the trade he held a place on the Board of the Building Bargaining Council North and West Boland, whereby he also had a lot of input as to how the trade works and also how the MBA and the Trade Unions implement agreements through the Bargaining Council. In 2017 he started his LLB degree through UNISA and in 2018 he became ED of MBA GB.