Professor Johan Walters completed his undergraduate training in medicine in 1970, and specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery 1980 at the University of Cape Town. He joined the full-time staff at Groote Schuur hospital in 1981 and in 1995 was appointed to the Chair of Orthopaedics and Head of Department until he retired in 2012. Johan has served on the First Committee of Preliminary Inquiry for the HPCSA since 2010. He is a member of the South African Medico-legal Society and has 35 years of experience in the preparation of medico-legal reports. Johan completed the Commercial and Workplace Mediation training course conducted by MiM Training at the University of Cape Town in July 2014.