Business and Community Engagement, University Natal, Durban, 1986. Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors, University South Africa, Pretoria, 1994.
Engineer eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa, 1990—1993, manager storm water engineering, 1993—1997, manager coastal engineering, 1997—1998, director drainage and coastal engineering, 1998—2003, project executive, coastal policy, since 2003.
Exaimer University KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, since 2002. Fellow: South African Institution Civil Engineers. Member: Institute Municipal Engineers.
Married Christina Diana Newton-Reis. Children: Lara Jane, Samantha Claire.