Chief Executive Officer:

Brent McNamara

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Brent is a farmer from the Alexandria area in the Eastern Cape, and after a number of years serving Organised Agriculture, was appointed the CEO of Agri Eastern Cape in January 2021. Brent also heads up the Land Portfolio.

Manager: Rural Safety & Communications

Jason Kümm


Jason joined the Agri Eastern Cape in January 2021 after 7 years in the media industry and 3 years in the security industry. Jason has a B-Tech degree in Marketing from Nelson Mandela University and assisted in the development of the Agri Eastern Cape Rural CCTV Network before making the move to Agri Eastern Cape as a permanent employee. 

Manager: Finance, Admin & Labour 

Natasja Barkhuizen


Natasja has served Agri Eastern Cape for 14 years and is often referred to as "part of the furniture". With years of institutional knowledge under her belt, she is an invaluable member of the team!

Manager: Trade & Economics

Günther Pretorius


Günther Joined Agri Eastern Cape in January 2021 after completing his studies at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. Günther's family farms in the Barkly East area of the Eastern Cape and has been a natural fit within the ranks of Organised Agriculture. 

Temporary Manager: Natural Resources

Megan Maritz


Megan joined the Agri Eastern Cape team in January 2021 as the administrative assistant to the Trade & Economics Manager, but quickly showed a flair and keen interest for the Natural Resources Portfolio where she has made a positive impact in a short space of time and has made the portfolio her own. 

Administrative Assistant: Finance 

Christelle Muller


Christelle handles the day to day finances of the organisation and assists the Manger: Finance, Administration & Labour in her administrative tasks and duties.

Administrative Assistant: Rural Safety And Trade & Economics

Teresa Barkhuizen


Teresa is the assistant to two managers and assists both with the day to day admin within their portfolios.