Qualified from the University of Pretoria with MBChB, MMed(Family Medicine) as well as MMed (Anesthesiology). Practised in the private sector as well as academics, consultant in the department of Anesthesia at the University of Pretoria. Moved to Canada in 1999. Obtained the FRCPC(Anes) as well as a Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesia at the University of Manitoba. Associate Professor in the department of Anesthesia , University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. Recently moved to British Columbia and is head of the department of Anesthesia at the Penticton Regional Hospital of the University of British Columbia. Special interest in Pediatric anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, Geriatric Anesthesia as well as Echocardiography.