Jan has lived most of his life in and around Joondalup, with his family moving to Australia from Hamburg, Germany in 1982. Jan and his family have lived in Ocean Reef, Edgewater and Joondalup in that time. Jan attended Mullaloo Heights Primary School and Prendiville Catholic College.
Jan brings to Parliament a broad knowledge-base about business needs and opportunities.
Jan started his career serving six years in the Royal Australian Air Force, where he received an Officer Commanding Commendation for outstanding professionalism and service beyond the call of duty.