Marguerite was born and raised in South Africa. Her story is marked by the loss of her father as a young girl, and battling with lack of self-worth and identity issues. Through God’s transformational love and breakthrough, she went on to become first runner-up to Miss Universe South Africa 1997 and a career in the fashion beauty industry.
In the year 2000 her life took a new direction when God called her to do the CTF school of Ministry in Toronto, Canada. Marguerite, and her husband Andy moved to the U.S. in 2004. She’s ministered in North America, South America, UK, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Today Marguerite directs her international ministry for the brokenhearted and persecuted to see them rise up in who God has called them to be. She’s been interviewed on international TV and Internet Shows and co-hosted the CBN Spiritual Gifts Webcast with Gordon Robertson. She is regularly asked to do make overs, helping women shine from the inside out. She has begun equipping leaders, from multiple organizations, who serve in some of the toughest regions in the world. Marguerite currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Middle Eastern Women's Leadership Network.
2010 Marguerite was chosen to be part of the US delegate team for the Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization. Marguerite serves currently on the Strategy Working Group for the Lausanne Movement. The Lausanne Movement’s distinct calling is to connect influencers and ideas for global mission.