Bachelor of Science, University Durban, South Africa, 1982. Bachelor of Science with honours, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1984. Master of Science, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1986.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 1989.
Lecturer University The University of Durban-Westville, 1989-1990, senior researcher, 1990-1993. Head of department Technikon Natal, Durban, 1993-1996, dean of faculty, 1996-1999. General manager Rand Water, Johannesburg, South Africa, since 1999.
Board directors Water Research Commission, Pretoria, South Africa, Water South Africa, Johannesburg, Umgeni Water, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Council member Water Institute of South Africa, Johannesburg, since 2000, National Water Advisory Council, Pretoria, 1996-1998.
Married Neeta Daya, May 26 1991. Children: Jatin, Juhi.