After getting his Masters in Biomedical Sciences, he worked in the pharmaceutical industry across Europe, and at Leiden University to teach medical students the basics of pharmacy. He completed his medical studies and GP vocational training at Leiden University, the Netherlands. He moved to NZ together with his wife in 2011.
He enjoys all aspects of family healthcare. With his pharmaceutical back-ground he is always keen to learn what newer and better drugs Pharmac has to offer to expand the arsenal of pharmacotherapeutics to the people of New Zealand.