Diploma, Johannesburg Art School, Republic of South Africa, 1950; postgraduate, Center School Art, London, 1951.
Artist S.A. Litho Ltd., Johannesburg, 1952-1953. Visualiser Colman, Prentis & Varley Ltd., London, 1954-1955. Artist Bomac Ltd., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1956-1957, Afamal Advertising Ltd., Durban, Republic of South Africa, 1957-1958.
From art director to creative director Lindsay Smithers Advertising Ltd., Durban and Johannesburg, 1959-1968. Wildlife artist, owner Malapati Game Lodge, Rhodesia, 1969-1975. Wildlife artist Johannesburg, 1976-1981, Phoenix, 1982-1992.
Sedona, Arizona, since 1992.
Fellow Endangered Wildlife Trust Southern Africa, Johannesburg, since 1978. Advisor Rhino and Elephant Foundation, Johannesburg, 1986-1992. Member Society Animal Artists.
Married Valerie Elaine Roos, July 7, 1956. Children: Christopher Paul, Simon Villiers, Elizabeth Kate.