9 September 1952; Cofimvaba

Five children



Matric Osborn High School

B.Juris  Fort Hare



Professional History:

Administrative clerk: 1974, Tsolo, EaternCape

University of Fort Hare:1975-1977, B Juris

Acting Assistant Magistrate: 1978,Tsolo; Mthatha and Cofimvaba Eastern Cape.

Student Fort Hare 1979

Magistrate: 1980– 1986

Inspector of Magistrates 1985-1989

Magistrate, Mdantsane1989-1990

Director-General Bisho 1991-1992

Magistrate East London, September 1992-December 1992

Lecturer Justice College, Pretoria 1993 -1996

Part time Lecturer Vista 1995

Part time Lecturer; Nothern Transvaal Technikon,Soshanguve 1996-1998

Practising Advocate: 1997-2005, Pretoria Bar

Senior Counsel: 2006-2017, Pretoria Bar

Member of the Magistrates’ Commission: 1998-2004

Commissioner Marikana Commission: September 2012 to December 2015

Acting Judge of the High Courtand Labour Court Eastern Cape and Gauteng Divisions: 2004 – 2017

Judge of the High Court Eastern Cape: October 2017

Acting Judge of the Labour Appeal Court; February to March 2022, First Term and July to September 2022, Third Term;

Acting Deputy Judge President Mthatha Eastern Cape Division from November 2022 to 30 September 2023

Acting Judge, Supreme Court of Appeal: 1 October 2023 – 30 November 20