Rudie is a Director of numerous companies incorporated in Botswana. He is a Director and shareholder of Dewet Drilling and DWD Engineering. Over his career of 32 years he has played an integral part in many major drilling and civil engineering projects in Southern Africa and Botswana. He holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Pretoria. He also a Non-Executive Director at Stanbic Bank Botswana. He is also the Vice Cairman of the Botswana Wildlife Producers Association.