Morne Engelbrecht, a former junior international rugby player, brings his experience of teamwork to his role of chief executive of the renowned Australian oil and gas producer Beach Energy.

Born, raised and educated in South Africa — current world champion of rugby — Engelbrecht was a lock forward in the Junior Springboks, and played in an Under-19 World Cup.

Faced with a big decision between professional sport or pursuing a business career, he chose the latter.