During 1983 he spent 8 months working in a small animal practice. Save for this period the rest of his 33 years as a veterinarian were spent in the poultry industry. This included a three year period as a research veterinarian at Onderstepoort Research Institute (South Africa), and ten years at a large commercial broiler producer, Earlybird Farm. Earlybird Farm is vertically integrated with primary breeders, broiler breeders, hatchery, broiler farms and abattoir.
1995 to 2004: Poultry Marketing Manager for Merial South Africa (Pty)Ltd.
April 2004 to current: Co-owner of Tradevet, which markets the Merial range of avian vaccines in South Africa.