Mr. BD Montshwe
Derrick began his career as a research fellow for both the UOFS and NWU and holds MSc degree in Agricultural Economics. From there he moved to NERPO as assistant project manager responsible for farmer support and development in South Africa. He has a well-established track record in rural development and land reform economics and was appointed manager for land redistribution for the Limpopo Department of Agriculture before joining ECIAfrica Consulting (Pty) Ltd as a senior specialist in agribusiness and rural development.
In 2007 he found the Agridelight Training and Consulting and has been at the company helm, bringing the group up to where it is today. He has published numerous scientific and popular articles in professional and academic journals over the years in his field of study. Through his career he has distinguished himself and has served on various bodies intimately involved with Agriculture and development including:
- National Chairperson: Crop Estimate Liaison Committee
- Chairman: Reaogodisa Agriculture (S21 Company) for commercialisation of farmers in the Northern Cape
- Council Member : National Agricultural Marketing Council
- Board member: MASDT
- Ministerial representative: Oilseed and Protein Development Trust
- CEO: Biodiesel Incubator (Limpopo)
ATC forms part of the AgriDelight Group of companies and is a wholly owned subsidiary of AgriDelight Group (Pty) Ltd.
Associated companies included in the group are the property investment arm
(Nomea Building Construction (Pty) Ltd and AgriDelight Processing (Pty) Ltd, the agri processing arm of the group.
AgriDelight Processing in turn owns a number of operational subsidiaries. Each company in the group has its own board of directors.
The board of directors for AgriDelight Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd consist of the following board members:
- BD Montshwe sole shareholder and chairman of the board
- M Gill (Board member)
- DJJ Opperman (Board member)
- M Mongale (Board member)
We have a team of skilled and well-experienced professionals with a wealth of economic development background.
Key Team Members
General Manager Business Development
Diploma in Agriculture; Bachelors of Agriculture and Education, Honours in Agricultural Economics
CEO Agridelight Processing
Safex – (South African Futures Exchange) Agricultural
ANDREW DE FINE
SIMON OAGENG MERE
GM (M & E)
Bsc (Agricultural Economics) Hon
Diploma in Management Practice (Law and Policy)
GM – Grain
Msc. Agric(Irrigation and Horticulture
Bsc. Agric (Horticulture)
GM – Infrastructure
MSc Integrated Water Resources Management (UZ)
Agricultural Engineering (UZ)
Exec.Cert.Non Profit Project Management (UZ).
National Diploma in Animal Production.
Field of specialization includes Project Management
Research Technician Farming (Livestock – Piggery, Dairy Improvement)