Our Directors

Bredasdorp Mega Park Non-Profit Company is overseen by directors from the local Overberg farming community, agricultural sector and business world.

Our Directors

Meet our directors.

Henk Aggenbach

Chair

Henk grew up in Bredasdorp and studied BSc Agriculture at Stellenbosch University. Today he farms outside of Bredasdorp. Henk, in the past served as the Chair of Agri Mega

Louw Coetzer

Director

Louw is part of the Overberg Agri team – serving as their Financial Director. In the past he also worked as their Operations Director of Investments.

Dirk Hanekom

Director

Dirk Hanekom farms outside of Bredasdorp, in the Klipdale area. He is well known in the Merino South Africa circles.

Dirk Uys

Director

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 Engel

Director

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

Director

Michael trained as a Chartered Accountant, and farms on his family property, Zoetendalsvallei. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director for Overberg Agri and as an Executive Director for the Nuwejaars Wetlands Special Management Area.

Marthelene Matthysen

Director

Martelene is a Pastor at SHiloam Ministries and a community leader in Bredasdorp. Martelene has served on the management of the Cape Agulhas Business Chamber.

About Our Team

ARDS is the service provider appointed to manage Bredasdorp Park. It’s headed up by Chrystal Engel, 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.

ADDRESS

Nooitgedacht Road,
PO Box 1122,
Bredasdorp, 7280

CALL OR EMAIL US

+27 (0) 28 050 1385
+27 (0) 72 905 5111
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ADDRESS

Nooitgedacht Road,
PO Box 1122,
Bredasdorp, 7280

Farming for the future

Farming for the future will have to provide food for more people using less water and less land. Visit the tunnel on plot 54 & 57 for some innovative ideas and systems in action. Aquaponics is a sustainable method of raising both fish and vegetables. Furthermore,...

The beautiful art of dressage

Dressage is the highest expression of horse training where horse and rider are expected to perform from memory a series of predetermined movements. At the peak of a dressage horse's gymnastic development, the horse responds smoothly to a skilled rider's minimal aids....

One of the oldest Martial Arts demonstrated at Nampo Cape 2018

"WIld Bird" Traditional Archery is based in Napier. This is the first and only Barebow- Discipline School in South Africa. Apart from schooling, Wild Bird Archery do demonstrations, travel for competitions and give many a taste of one of the oldest Martial Arts in the...

Overberg Indigenous Showcase

Visitors to Nampo Cape 2018 can look forward to a flower exhibition called Overberg Indigenous Showcase. According to flower artist Marjolijn Malan, this exhibition will show the unique flora and fauna of the Overberg area including Erica recurvata, a critically...

Discussion Forum stimulates dialogue on agriculture

The popular Nation in Conversation will be at Nampo Cape, Bredasdorp Park 12 – 14 September. The aim of the panel discussions is to encourage and stimulate dialogue about agriculture among stakeholders from different affiliations, political backgrounds and the...

Nampo Cape offers something for everyone, including the ladies!

The Agrisell Ladies’ programme will be presented daily in the Distinctive Choice tent at Nampo Cape, 12-14 September at Bredasdorp Park, Bredasdorp. The ladies’ programme offers a place where women can sit, relax, listen to music, learn new...

CALL OR EMAIL US

+27 (0) 28 050 1385
+27 (0) 72 905 5111
admin@expo.org.za

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