Bredasdorp Park Non-Profit Company is overseen by directors from the local Overberg farming community, agricultural sector and business world.
Meet our directors.
Henk grew up in Bredasdorp and studied BSc Agriculture at Stellenbosch University. He farms close to the town of Bredasdorp. Henk previously served as the Chair of Agri Mega.
Louw is the former Financial Director of Overberg Agri. He now serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Acorn Agri & Food, following the amalgamation of the two companies. He holds a BCompt Honours degree, and has served in the agricultural sector since 1994.
Dirk Hanekom farms close to the town of Bredasdorp, in the Klipdale area. He is well known in the Merino South Africa circles.
Dirk has been practising law for more than two decades. Having moved from Johannesburg to Bredasdorp, he now runs his commercial law firm Dirk Uys Attorneys, in the Overberg.
Chrystal van Wyk
Chrystal matriculated at Albert Myburgh Secondary School in Bredasdorp. She worked at Media 24 as circulation manager and has been facilitating numerous emerging farming projects. She currently heads up the team managing Bredasdorp Park.
Michael van Breda
Michael trained as a Chartered Accountant, and farms on his family property, Zoetendalsvallei. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director for Acorn Agri & Food and as an Executive Director for the Nuwejaars Wetlands Special Management Area.
Marthelene is a Pastor at the Christian Family Church (CFC) in Bredasdorp (trading as Shalom Ministries) and a community leader in Bredasdorp. Marthelene has served on the management of the Cape Agulhas Business Chamber.
Alfreda is a farmer from the Moorreesburg, Swartland area. She farms with grain and livestock. Aside from her farming responsibilities, she serves as a mentor for emerging farmers in the Swartland and Winelands districts. She is also a member on the Grain South Africa board.
About Our Team
ARDS is the service provider appointed to manage Bredasdorp Park. It’s headed up by Chrystal van Wyk, who has considerable experience in the agricultural sector.
Charmain Plaatjies is our administrative officer.
Contact us: 028 050 1385
How Bredasdorp Park has grown to where we are today
In 1992, a local farmer, Niel Giliomee teamed up with partners to host the first agricultural day in the Overberg. This event brought farmers together from across the district to the historic farm of Nachtwacht.
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