Jacques Meyer matriculated from Voortrekker High School in Pietermaritzburg. Since matriculating, he held numerous positions in a diverse number of sectors. It was during his employment in the mining sector that he decided to become an accountant. He enrolled at Leask and Partners in George to attend his SAICA articles. He is now a qualified accountant with The Institute of Accounting and Commerce, and the holder of a B.Compt degree. Jacques is a keen fisherman.