Christa has got varied experience in the fields of environmental education, guiding, hospitality, cultural guiding and education and training.

Christa spent many years working alongside husband Dylan in various South Africa Game Reserves before joining Damelin as a lecturer for Game Ranging and Lodge Management. Christa developed a passion for education and training and progressed to become the Head of School for Damelin's Leisure and Lifestyle Faculty.

She moved from Damelin to the Independent Institute of Education where she led the Leisure Faculty as Senior Head of Programme.

Christa's in depth knowledge of programme development and training and assessment practice is applied extensively in the development and management of Bhejane's academic and practical learning programmes.

Christa is also a CATHSSETA Assessor & Moderator.

Christa and Dylan Panos currently own and run Bhejane Nature Training College located in Kwazulu-Natal on the Elephant Coast, South Africa.




Hons BA Geography & Environmental Science

FGASA Terrestrial and Marine Guide

PADI Rescue Diver

CATHSSETA Assessor and Moderator