Bachelor of Science, University Pretoria, 1980. Bachelor of Science with Honors, University Pretoria, 1981. Master of Science, University Pretoria, 1985.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Stellenbosch, 2000.
Ass professor Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, since 1999. Adjunct assistant professor University Minnesota, St Paul. Major 73 Armoured Brigade, 1985-1994, Pretoria.
Vice president Southren African Wildlife Management Association, Cape Town, South Africa, since 2008. Member of South African Wingshooters Association.
Married Yvonne Bouwer. Children: Bronwen, Tristan.