Bachelor of Science, University Cape Town, 1987. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Cape Town, 1992.
Researcher, medical technologist department chemical pathology & immunology University Cape Town, 1982—1987. Senior house officer Red Cross Children's Hospital, 1994. Private practice, 1995—1999.
Researcher Pharmacology/Liver Unit, 1996—1999. Medical officer, researcher immunology/allergy department Grobe Schuru Hospital, since 2000. Researcher University Cape Town, since 2000.
Medical officer, advisor Gold Circuit Racing Club, Cape Town, 1996—2003.
Secretary Surf Life Saving Association South Africa, Cape Town, 1995—1996. Member of Allergy Society South Africa (Research award 2003).
Married Stefan Malherbe, 1977 (divorced 1980). Married Richard Andre Hawarden, January 3, 1991. Children: Caitlin, Kelly.