De Waal is a graduate of The University of Stellenbosch where he completed a
BSc and MSc in Agriculture before going on to do his MBA. A successful career
followed at Triomf and Sasol until his retirement in 2000. In 2003 he was
coaxed out of retirement and joined Meerlust. The wine industry boasts many
Springbok rugby players and Albie is no exception having played for the
Springboks against the French in 1967. He is assisted by Corrie Ireland ?
Manager Finance and Administration and her team of Yolanda Joubert
(procurement) and Rachel Jacobs (financial controller).