Clyde is a South African national. He graduated with a B. Science (Education) and B. Science (Honours) from the University of the Western Cape. He has been teaching Physical Sciences at Muizenberg High School in South Africa for 11 years, where he has been the subject head as well as the grade head for grades 10 and 11. He is currently involved in the development of new materials with University of the Western Cape and the University of Missouri, under Dr. M Herbert and Prof Meere, for junior phase physics teachers. In his free time he enjoys hiking and travelling with his family.