Peter Morris matriculated from Luckhoff Senior Secondary School, Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa) in 1978. He holds a masters degree (M Econ) in Industrial Psychology from the University of Stellenbosch. His studies at undergraduate and honours levels were completed at the University of the Western Cape. Since completing his studies, he has held various positions as HR consultant, manager and director, as well as lecturer. He has worked, among others, for Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Vodacom, Capespan, Saambou Bank and Transnet.