Holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree & BCOMM Hounours from University of Zululand. He is also in possession of a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Housing Development from Institute for Housing (IHS), Erasmus University, Netherlands and also a Master of Commerce Degree specializing in local economic development from UKZN. He is a seasoned local government practitioner within developmental local government and economic development fields. He has worked for Midlands Investment Initiative (MII) as Manager: Liaison, worked for the then Hibiscus Coast Municipality, as a LED Officer and also for Ugu District municipality as LED & Tourism Manager. He joined KwaDukuza Municipality on the 1st of March 2012.