Dr Willem Olivier, Production Scientist at Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute, Middelburg EC, obtained his Ph.D. degree from Stellenbosch University. The title of his thesis is The evaluation of a South African fine wool genetic resource flock.



He went to school in Kimberley and then studied at the University of the Orange Free State. In 1994 completed B.Sc. Agric, in 1995 B.Sc. Agric (Hons) and in 1998 M.Sc. Agric. The title of the thesis was Evaluation of ewe productivity measures.

Photograph: Willem Olivier snr.