Pierre has a BProc degree and was admitted as an attorney in 1985. He initially pursued a legal career in litigation and commercial law. Thereafter he focused on insolvencies and liquidations.  

Since 1991 Pierre has practiced as a liquidator. His experience includes the winding up of a diverse variety of companies many of which were listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.   He also has experience in insolvency related matters on a global basis having successfully recovered funds and assets in the United States of America, Canada, Malaysia and Germany.

Since the proclamation of the Business Rescue process in 2010, has accepted appointments as a Senior Business Rescue Practitioner where he has raised Post-Commencement Finance, and either restructured the business, introduced investors or achieved a better return for the Company's creditors, than would a liquidation.  

Pierre is a member of SARIPA (the umbrella body for AIPSA and AABIP), and formally acted as Chairman for the Kwazulu-Natal region.