Bachelor in Law, University Stellenbosch, South frica, 1975. Bachelor in Sociology cum laude, University Stellenbosch, South frica, 1984. Master of Public Administration, University Stellenbosch, South frica, 1983.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Stellenbosch, South frica, 1988.
Clerk of court, state prosecutor Department Justice, South Africa, 1975-1977. Personnel officer South African Defense Force, 1977-1979. Training officer Cape Town (South Africa) City Council, 1979-1980.
Lecturer University Stellenbosch, 1981-1992, professor, director School Public Management and Planning, since 1992. Director, consultant Consultus Programme for Public and Development Sector Capacity Building, Bellville and Stellenbosch. Director, trustee Joint Universities Public Management and Educational Trust, South Africa.
Senior visiting fellow British Civil Service College, Sunningdale, England, 1993-1994. Visiting academy University Leuven, Belgium, Kennedy School Government/Harvard University, Institute Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands. Senior, consultant all spheres of South African government.
Member South African Institute Municipal Management.
Children: Heinrich, Johann, Lindi. Married Lyzette Monk, September 29, 2000.