Johann has been a practicing pharmacist in community and wholesale pharmacy for the last 35 years with some exposure to the academia as part time lecturer and examiner at the Medical Faculty(Dept Pharmacology) of UP. He was President of the Community Pharmacy Sector and President of the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa. He has attended and given a number of presentations at National and International Pharmacy conferences. He has a Bachelor and a Masters degree in Community Pharmacy from the Potchefstroom University, a PhD in Pharmacology (with academic honorary colours) from Pretoria University and a Masters degree in Philosophy from the North West University. He has a passion for community pharmacy and is a firm believer in the value-added services of the Pharmacist.