After close to 30 years in public health, Wilma retired on 30 September 2009. The past six years she was head of hospital administration (Deputy Director:Administration) at the University of Pretoria Oral and Dental Hospital.
After entering the labour market, she worked in the travel industry for 12 years before joining the Department of Health in 1980.
Over a period of three decades she became an expert on public health administration and management and effectively managed the departments of Finance,Human Resources, Administration and Administrative Support Services at the Oral and Dental Hospital.
Although she has retired, she is determined not to succumb to old age and has therefore opted for the property industry with its many challenges and opportunities.She joined Harcourts Maritz on 1 March 2010 and after completing the in-house training offered by Harcourts, as well as the 28-Day Programme through Real Training International, for which she obtained 96%, she started with active prospecting and marketing on 1 June 2010. Since then she has sold nine residential properties of which five were successfully concluded.