Colleen joined Bowman Gilfillan in January 2004 as John Brand’s secretary, and now works for him as a personal assistant and also assists in Conflict Dynamics. She has a diploma in Public Relations & Executive Assistant from Durban Business College. Colleen also trained as a nurse at Addington Hospital and worked in various private GP practices. Colleen is a keen cyclist and takes part in all the big races to raise funds for the Reach for a Dream Foundation. She also heads up the Bowman Gilfillan Cycling Group. Colleen is married with 2 children.