Herbert is a native of George, where he matriculated at Outeniqua High School in 1994. After school he started pursuing his passion for Information Technology by obtaining his MCSE at ITIQ in Cape Town. After five years as Information Technology Manager at Tuinroete Agri, he started his career at SSK in September 2013 as Senior Manager Information Technology. He is currently studying DIP ITE through Unisa. Herbert is married to Suzanne, a kindergarten teacher, and they enjoy to spend their free time with their two basset hounds.