Basil van Rooyen
Race-car Driver – Engineer – Inventor – CEO
Basil was a racing car champion and engineer – reaching immense success in South Africa and internationally. He raced with some of largest names in motor racing including Ford, Ferrari, McLaren, Fiat and General Motors. For more information on his motor racing career, click here
From motor racing and engineering, Basil, transitioned as the CEO of a leading manufacturing company – first in South Africa and then in Australia.
After his formal retirement in Australia, Basil has a number of successful inventions that went to market, including;
Twister pool cleaning device
Heebeegeebee – head massaging device and gift-of-the year