A community pharmacist for over 40years having owned and sold 5 different pharmacies during my career and still owning Geard Pharmacy in Malmesbury. Also part owner of Malmesbury Medical and Occupational Health Center which functions as a group practice for the community.

Am a past President of the PSSA of which I am an Honorary Life Member and a Fellow. I served on the SA Pharmacy Council for 10years as first chairman of the CII and then chairman of the CPI and member of the Executive Committee.

Have also been a PCDT pharmacist and Sec 15 permit holder for more than 20years.