Daneel grew up in the Karoo, close to Sutherland, where his parents still farm with sheep.
He matriculated in Wellington at Hugenote. As student Daneel worked in Senwes’s Agriculture. Department and after 3 years joined Agricol as Junior Agronomist. Nine and a half years later he was appointed as their National Marketing Manager. Daneel joined Pioneer in April 2020 as Area Manager for the Western Free State and is now in the role of Key Account Manager.
He is proud to be part of the Pioneer team where he can show his love for agriculture.