• Fanie Brink - Independent Agricultural Economist.

  • Schalk Pienaar was elected as Chairman of Agbiz during the Congress of 2011. He has served on the Executive Committee of Agbiz since 2007.

  • Anthony Goble INNOVATIVE management, new ideas and a passion for agriculture has made Tongaat’s Anthony Goble the national Agri SA / Toyota SA Young Farmer of the Year.

  • OMRI VAN ZYL Excutive Director AGRI SA

  • John Griffiths This year’s North West Young Farmer of the Year, is an irrigation farmer based just outside Brits. He has been farming for 14 years, having left school after Standard Eight.

  • Mr. Joshua du Plessis from the farm Middelbult at Delmas South Africa, 2016 Grain SA / Syngenta's Grain Producer of the Year.

  • Eric Ntlaba Agricultural Writers SA Central Region New Entrant to Commercial Agriculture 2016.

  • Jacques Beukes; AGRI SA Youngfarmer of the Year 2016.

  • Johann Hendrik Vorster Chief Executive Clover South Africa

  • Prof Herman van Schalkwyk CEO Suid Wes Landbou Leeudoringstad. South Africa.

  • Koos Van Rensburg Managing Director, VKB Agriculture Limited

  • Danie De Wet is recognised as the pioneer of white wine cultivars in South Africa and for his role in ensuring the industry's international competitiveness in the fields of vineyard practices, excellence in winemaking technology and promoting new grape cultivars.

  • Syngenta National Potato Farmer of the Year 2015 : Stephan Fourie

  • Robin Meeske, South African animal scientist.

  • Pieter Spies Hoof Uitvoerende Bestuurder Tiger Brands Suid Afrika.

  • Ernst Janovsky: Head, AgriBusiness, Absa

  • DAWIE MAREE Head of Information and Marketing Agriculture FNB

  • Nico Groenewald Head Agribusiness Standard Bank South Africa.

  • John Purchase is currently CEO of the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) of South Africa, having been appointed to the position in 2007.

  • Mr Senzeni Zokwana is the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of the Republic of South Africa from 26 May 2014.