Pieter matriculated at Sasolburg High School and already knew back then that he wanted to become an optometrist one day. His mother being a keratoconic patient exposed him to the industry at a young age. Qualifying from RAU in 2004 with his B.Optom degree his journey started. In 2009 he received his post graduate diploma in Sport and Binocular vision. There is not a single aspect of the profession that he does not enjoy.
He joined Spectacle Warehouse in 2005, and worked in the Cape until he moved to Pretoria in 2006. Pieter finished the Cape Pioneer Trek in 2011 and ran the Comrades marathon in both 2013 and 2014.
As an athlete and sportsman he relates well with the advance needs of sporting patients. He has a passion for advanced contact lenses. When he is not consulting he thoroughly enjoys the business side of Optometry and spend his time managing five stores. He also enjoys writing informal vision related articles to sporting magazines. He is married to Anèl, also an optometrist and they have a son.