The team

Our people are key to our success. We have a highly-skilled, creative and diverse team who are passionately committed and dedicated to delivering beyond expectation.

Garret Firstbrook


A Certified Scrum Master, Garret co-founded Forest Technologies in 1996. As a Managing Director, his key roles are Business, Sales and Marketing Management, and 3D Negotiator, with a constant focus on execution. Garret enjoys the dynamic of entrepreneurship, leadership, mentoring colleagues, and turning possibility into reality. Outside of work, Garret enjoys learning, the outdoors and is a long-time platelet donor for SANBS.

Lawrence Jooste

Systems Engineer

Lawrence joined the Forest team in 2016 in the capacity of Systems Engineer, bringing with him valuable experience gained from his background in sales, and website and database administration. In his downtime, Lawrence spends time watching and playing soccer and rugby, and is a 3rd dan in martial arts.

Frans Mojapelo

Office Support

Frans joined Forest in 2009 as a part-time casual worker. Since then, Frans has demonstrated his willingness to adapt himself to various circumstances and learn new functions. Frans has become renowned for making cappuccino better than any barista.

Our partners

Partnerships with these major vendors ensure we are well equipped with the building blocks for complete solution development:

  • Microsoft: Gold & Silver Competencies
  • CrossWare: Silver Partner
  • DigiCert, Lenovo, Fujitsu, Dell, HP, Adobe, Sennheiser, Polycom, VMWare, Veeam, Jabra
  • LastPass

Our customers

Our customers are cross-sector international, national, public and private organisations, across a broad spectrum of industries:

Corporate (Public and Private) customers in:

  • Agriculture
  • Building & Construction
  • Consulting and Professional Services
  • Energy Supply
  • Healthcare Management
  • ICT providers
  • Import & Distribution
  • Logistics and Transport
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • And others

Public Sector customers in:

  • Commissions
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Municipality
  • Public and Private TVET Colleges