J-P joined Metier in 2012, he is a director and head of Investor Relations responsible for the ongoing investor relations management and fund raising with existing and prospective investor groups globally. He completed undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in economics at the Rand Afrikaans University (now the University of Johannesburg).
J-P started his career at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in their 'Class of' programme in 1998. J-P was the head of the JSE's strategy team from 2001 to 2006 and his work included the implementation of various strategic initiatives to foster the development of the stock exchange as a business, which culminated in its listing in 2006.
In 2006, J-P was appointed as the Executive Officer of the South African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), where he gained extensive insights into the local and global regulatory, compliance and investor environments for the industry.