Former CEO of Business Unity South Africa, Jerry has served in various national and international business bodies.
His board directorships include PPC Limited, Goliath Gold Ltd, General Health Group (UK), Tower Group, Trubok, Mpumalanga Gambling Board and the Black Management Forum Investment Company. He also serves on the BBBEE Advisory Council.
He is a former Public Service Commissioner and was a member of a Commission of Inquiry appointed by the Gauteng Premier in 1999 to investigate allegations of poor health care practices in the Gauteng public hospitals.
He also served as a member of the King Committee on Corporate Governance.
He originally trained as a teacher at the University of Zululand and holds a teaching diploma. He also has a Bachelors degree from UNISA, a Masters degree from Thames Valley, a Masters degree from London University and an MBA from California Coast University.
He is a published poet.
Jerry has been interviewed extensively nationally and internationally on doing business in SA as well as on the political transition in SA and on the African economy.