Meet the team
- Pete Barnard
Born in 1973, Pete was raised on a tobacco farm in Zimbabwe. He is fluent in English, Shona, Afrikaans and Swahili. His hobbies include: spearfishing; mountain climbing; squash and cricket
Qualifying as a professional hunter in 1994, he is set to follow in his legendary relative's footsteps - Ivory Hunter, Bvekenya Barnard. Pete, however has also built a successful reputation of his own over the last two decades with his unique sense of humour and skill as a PH. Pete has hunted in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania, Cameroon, South Africa and Australia
- Pete Wood
Pete Wood was born on the 24th December 1975, and attained his Zimbabwe professional hunters license in 1999. With a vast amount of experience, Pete has guided many successful hunts in Zimbabwe,Mozambique, C.A.R,Cameroon and Zambia. Pete follows in the footsteps of his great grandfather who shot over 900 elephants while he was a ivory hunter. Pete is always passionate about the chase. His hobbies include lots of golf and spearfishing..
- Manager Mutaiwa
An exceptionally hardworking and loyal member of the team, Manager is of the shona tribe he has been with Pete Barnard Safaris for many years.
A proficient skinner, driver and tracker he also has expert knowledge of the bush and it’s inhabitants.
- Emmanuel Gwidiri
Emmanuel is head tracker and a skinner.
He hails from the Shangaan tribe (Save Valley Conservancy area) and is a valuable member of our team.
- Misheck (In Memorium)
Mischeck was a great friend and incredible tracker, who was tragically killed by a buffalo in 2008 while on time off in his village. He is sorely missed by all.