Johan has been involved in higher education and in training for more than 20 years. He has worked in academic and managerial roles for a number of institutions, including Vista University, Technikon Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, Roehampton University (London), The Independent Institute of Education, Unisa, and Monash South Africa.
While living in London for a few years he worked in the field of business intelligence, and he maintains an interest in BI, data analytics, and dashboards. During that time he completed industry certifications in Project Management (Prince2 Practitioner) and Business Intelligence (MicroStrategy Certified Engineer).
He completed his undergraduate studies and MSc Computer Science at the Rand Afrikaans University, and is currently enrolled for a Ph.D Information Systems at Unisa.