• 2013
    • Second-time Best Overall Winner, IMDHA, worldwide hypnotherapy scriptwriting competition, 2013
  • 2012
    • Voted by an international group of peers, as one of the top ten IMDHA hypnotherapists worldwide
  • 2011
  • 2010
    • Founded Master Class hypnotherapy mentorship programme
  • 2009
    • Quantum Focus by Michael Ellner
  • 2007
    • Clinical Hypnotherapist accredited by the American Council of Hypnotherapy Examiners, Gil Boyne (current)
    • Certified Hypnotherapy Instructor accredited by the American Council of Hypnotherapy Examiners, Gil Boyne (current)
    • Designated Examiner accredited by the American Council of Hypnotherapy Examiners, Gil Boyne (current)
  • 2006
    • Instant Induction Techniques by Andrew Newton
    • Certificate of Specialty in Quantum Hypnosis issued by Dr. Ashok Jain, Ph.D, former Professor of Quantum Physics
  • 2005
    • Personal Growth Course held at LifeLine East Rand
    • Freelance Lecturer for the South African Institute of Hypnotism
  • 2004
    • Established StartLiving?! as a private transformational practice to help others overcome many of their difficulties in life, like overcoming self-doubt, lack of confidence, debilitating habits (drug abuse, alcoholism, gambling and pornography), purposelessness and a lack of a workable sense of spirituality. The manifestations of these issues often require (amongst other things) weight loss interventions, help to quit smoking, stopping nail-biting and hair-pulling, and confidence building.
    • Member of the Confederation of Complementary Health Associations of South Africa (organisation later disbanded)
    • Member of the South African Institute of Hypnotism (current)
    • Certified Hypnotherapist, C.Ht. accredited by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, USA (current)
    • Certificate of Specialty in Allergy Elimination issued by Hypnotism Training Centre - SAIH, Dr. Malcolm Hendry-Holland
    • Certificate of Specialty in Hypno-anaesthesia and Pain Management issued by International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, USA
    • Certificate of Specialty in Forensic Hypnosis issued by Infinity Institute International, Inc. USA, Dr. Jerome Beacham
  • 2003
    • Reiki, Level II issued by EnerSense Healing System, Hermon Coleman
  • 1999
    • Presenter of 'The Saturday Morning Astronomy Programme' a one-hour actuality slot on Radio Rippel, Pretoria Radio Station (through 2002)
    • Microlight Pilot License issued by Civil Aviation Authority, South Africa
  • 1995
    • Founding Member, Director and Systems Architect of Nomad Information Systems (Proprietary) Limited (retired 2007)
  • 1994
    • Private Pilot License issued by Civil Aviation Authority, South Africa (lapsed 1999)
  • 1991
    • Scriptwriter and Presenter 'Out of this World', a six-part, TV Documentary on local astronomy for SABC3
    • Lecturer for the Johannesburg Planetarium, University of the Witwatersrand (through 2002)
  • 1988
    • Diploma in Reflexology issued by the South African Institute of Reflexology, Jack Ruben
  • 1984
  • 1982
    • Senior Systems Programmer at Burroughs Machines Limited (now Unisys) first in Durban then in Johannesburg (through 1984)
  • 1980
    • Course in Effective Speaking and Human Relations held by Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc.
  • 1979
    • Networks and Special Projects Manager, Countdown Services (Proprietary) Limited, a McCarthy Group company, Durban (through 1982)
  • 1978
    • Programmer and System Analysts Selection Test Battery (NIPR), Grade A issued by the Computer Society of South Africa
    • Affiliated Member of The Computer Society of South Africa (through 2007)
    • Computer Programmer at the South African Permanent Building Society Limited Johannesburg (through 1978)
    • Computer Analyst/Programmer at Babcock Engineering Limited Johannesburg (through 1979)
  • 1977
    • Diploma in Marketing Management, Dip. Mkt.M. (DMS) issued by Damelin Management School, Prof. Andy Andrews
  • 1974
    • Buyer for Peugeot and Citroen South Africa Johannesburg (through 1976)
  • 1973
    • Volunteer Worker (Cartographer) for the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society Johannesburg
  • 1971
    • 2yr imprisonment by the South African Defence Force at Pretoria Detention Barracks for refusing military training
  • 1970
    • Matriculation Certificate issued by the Transvaal Education Department, South Africa
  • 1966
    • High School at Edenvale High School
  • 1961
    • Primary School at Eastleigh Primary School
  • 1953
    • Born in Johannesburg, 26thJanuary