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Mr Jannie Maritz

Position Animal Scientist and Production Specialist

Country Animal Scientist and Production Specialist, South Africa

Mr Jannie Maritz

Position Animal Scientist and Production Specialist

Country Animal Scientist and Production Specialist, South Africa

Mr Jannie Maritz is a vastly experienced animal scientist, with a career in animal nutrition, feed formulation and livestock production spanning more than 20 years.

Based in Pretoria, South Africa, Mr Maritz is passionate about value chain enhancement and technical innovation and has assisted countless farmers and agri-businesses to improve their production and financial results over the past two decades.

Mr Maritz has a proven ability to lead commercial and operational project planning and implementation in diverse markets and settings.

As a consultant he draws on a depth of industry knowledge, enthusiasm, energy and adaptability that has earned him leadership roles since the early onset of his career.

He has worked for large agricultural service companies such as AFGRI as well as numerous private consultancies and has strong knowledge of global feed and poultry production trends and practices from past projects in Africa and beyond.

Mr Maritz has a Master of Agriculture in Animal Science / Production Physiology from the University of Pretoria and has travelled widely in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, the Middle East and the Americas.

He speaks Afrikaans and English.