I am an advocate of the High Court and a member of the Cape Bar. I was registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants as CA(SA) from 2000 to 2018. Since 2019 I have been a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. I am a also a CFA Charterholder. I have Masters degrees in Accounting and Tax Law. I came to the Bar after a career of more than 15 years in the financial services industry (investment management and insurance), and I continue to teach and research finance and tax at the University of Cape Town.