AIDA Real Estate - Middle Ridge Team 


Piet Potgieter
Jako Potgieter
Kristen Ellis


Trevor Duffie Barbara Campbell
Charlie Tawhai




  Piet Potgieter - Principal
Piet Potgieter, Managing Director of Aida International Pty LTD established the Aida Real Estate Group in Australia in 2005. The vision is to open as many offices as possible all over Australia. Piet, who previously owned the Ray White Commercial in Toowoomba, has exceptional knowledge of the Australian and South African residential, commercial and industrial property markets. He is considered an opinion maker and his ability to present at all levels and to different cultures is available to assist you in all your property needs.  
With broad business management expertise in property development, property management, marketing, sales, finance, administration and IT development, at senior management levels in other large corporate and government departments. Piet is well known and respected in property circles among owners, developers and property administrators for his knowledge of the property sales, property management, appraisals and movement in the commercial, industrial and residential markets.
He is waiting on your call to serve you to sell your property in partnership.

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   Jako Potgieter- Office Manager
Jako Potgieter, although young, has extended experience in leadership, retail sales, customer support and customer negotiations. Jako has been employed in numerous industries which include retail, administration, security, labor and real estate. With this broad knowledge he would be able to serve almost any client and help them in the area which suits them best.  
Jako started at a young age with developing his leadership skills, being part of an elite group of hand picked individuals from the majority of schools in South Africa to be chosen to represent their country in a leadership development program designed to develop the future leaders for the country. This was followed up in Australia being a school captain at a renowned private Lutheran school in Toowoomba, being selected to represent the Queensland under 18 gridiron team as a captain and representing Australia in the National gridiron under 18 Down Under Bowl Tournament. 
During the last several years Jako has been busy completing his Business & Commerce degree at the University of Southern Queensland. Whilst he was working on his studies Jako served in several committees and clubs which include the Toowoomba Chargers, Student Life Organization and the Milne Bay Museum. 
Jako's biggest accomplishment is the creation of his own business which has grown immensely over the past years. This business provided him with the necessary skills in creating business systems which can optimize the performance of any industry that follow simple patterns. It also provided him with many useful personal skills that he can provide other employees within order to motivate and encourage them to perform to their best possible means.

Jako is great asset to our organization and he is very pleased to be able to present Middle Ridge with the opportunity to develop to the best real estate office in Australia."I also praise the office and AIDA International group in letting the customer know that I am here to serve you"
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   Trevor Duffie- Property Consultant
Trevor Duffie has had a successful teaching career including exchanges with the UK and Canada. Apart from his Teaching Diploma from QUT he has gained a Diploma in Physical Education from the University of Queensland and a Degree from the University of Alberta, Canada.
He has completed studies in Real Estate Practice, Real Estate Law and Valuation. An interest in building has lead him to complete courses in Building Construction, Welding, Fitting and Turning and Woodworking at the Toowoomba TAFE.  
Much of his life has revolved around sport and sports coaching with wide interests in Soccer and Rugby.
Trevor has owned property in East Toowoomba, SouthToowoomba, Rangeville and Middle Ridge where he currently lives.
Trevor was the Manager of the Downs Job Pathways Program from 1997 - 2002 during which time he helped many young clients from 44 schools across the Darling Downs to enter the workforce. Many of his former clients have become successful in their chosen careers and he looks forward to assisting them with their real estate dealings.  
His long history of assisting people to achieve their goals will be an advantage when encouraging clients to make property decisions which affect their futures. Knowledge gained from buying and selling his own properties coupled with his building background will be valuable to share with those who need help in identifying "potential" and "good value".  
Trevor is gregarious, trustworthy and sensitive to the needs of others and is excited to be able to convert his long held "real estate hobby" to a career with AIDA.
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   Kristen Ellis - Reception/Administration
Kristen Ellis is a young and friendly lady. She has lived in many places and came to Toowoomba in 2003. She has dealt with many kinds of people and always aims to be friendly with everyone.  
Kristen has an active role within her church, helping out with things like youth group, creche, helping to set up for cafe church and playing in the church band.  
Kristen has a love for music and not only enjoys playing her piano and saxophone, but also listening to all kinds of music. In addition to her love for music, Kristen also has a love for animals, she especially loves dogs and owns one German Shepherd herself.
Kristen finished grade 12 at Christian Outreach College in 2005 and is hoping to get her sales certificate and maybe even go on to get her full real estate license. Until then she is quite happy being receptionist for AIDA real estate and trying to put a little bit more cheer in everyone she talks to.
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Barbara Campbell - Property Consultant
Barbara joined the AIDA Middle Ridge group after completing her sales registration with the REIQ. Barbara is a true asset to the team with her extensive knowledge regarding Feng Shui. Apart from her Feng Shui abilities Barbara is also a teacher in the local community, whilst her hustband manages their property outside Toowoomba.
Barbara loves home layouts, designs and is always willing to help anyone who seeks to expand their knowledge in Feng Shui or just the basics in how to lay our their home to best suite their need.
For more information on how Barbara can help you today feel free to contact her any time. 
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   Charlie Tawhai - Property Consultant
Charlie Tawhai decided to join the AIDA group after investigation several avenues in the past year. Charlie decided to do his Real Estate Sales training and sell Real Estate on a professional basis. Charlie own other business in partnership, trades on the stock market and also teaches as a relief teacher in the toowoomba area. Charlie's aspirations has always drawn him to the property and commercial market and now he can help others by doing what he know he loves to do.
Charlie has a charming and loving personality in is always more than happy to help wherever and whenever he can.
Contact Charlie today for your free market appraisal. 
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