Having originally studied science and worked in the field for a number of years, Pierre changed his career path in 1999 when he joined Metropolitan Health Group (MHG). He rose through the ranks where he eventually held an executive position in the company’s managed healthcare arm. Pierre left MHG in 2010 and is currently the managing director of Lifechoice, a Cape Town-based health informatics company. Since 2007 Pierre has also been co-owner of a company that imports and distributes ophthalmic disposables. His industry exposure makes him well suited for the role he has taken up in Eyes2Eyes. Pierre holds an MSc in Wood Science (Applied Chemistry) (US), an MBL (UNISA) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Economics (UCT).