- He holds a DIPL in Laws from Stockholm University in Sweden, an MSc in Economics and Business from Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) and an MBA from INSEAD in France.
- He started his career as a Project Manager at SANIP (SAAB Technologies & BAE Systems) in South Africa. He has worked as a Financial Manager at Atelsat, a Satellite Communication company and as a Senior Associate with Bluepeter Consulting also in South Africa.
- He joined Lafarge at the Head Office in Paris in 2006 as part of the strategy team with focus on Africa and in 2008 became the Lafarge Business Development Director in the Democratic Republic of Congo which was a new country for Lafarge operations.
- Before joining Hima Cement in May, 2013, he was the Managing Director at Ash Resources in South Africa, which is a subsidiary of Lafarge.