Personal details
  •     Born: 18 December 1960, Kenhardt, Northern Cape.
  •     Married to Rowena Mandy (born Smith), a businesswoman.
  •     One child, Corinne Mandy, 27 years old.

Education
  •     BA (Law) (1981) University of the Western Cape.
  •     LL.B (1983) University of the Western Cape.

Professional history
  •     Advocate, Cape Bar (1984-1996).
  •     Chief State Law Adviser, Northern Cape Province in the Office of the Premier (1997 - 1999).
  •     Advocate, Northern Cape Society of Advocates (2000).
  •     Judge of the High Court, Northern Cape Division, Kimberley (May 2000 - November 2010).
  •     Judge of Appeal, Supreme Court of Appeal, Bloemfontein (1 December 2010 - present).

Other activities
  •     Deputy Chairperson of the Rules Board for Courts of Law.
  •     Council Member, South African Judicial Education Institute (SAJEI).
  •     Council Member, Hugo de Groot Society, University of Pretoria.