Granddaughter of Harry and Bridget Oppenheimer and daughter of Mary Slack, Jessica Slack was schooled at Redhill in Johannesburg.

She is a qualified Graphic Designer, has a keen interest in photography and fine arts and is a director of In Toto Gallery that features local and international historical and contemporary works of art.

Jessica is also actively engaged in the work of a number of NGOs and rural schools and helped found the New Leaders Foundation. In the family tradition, one of Jessica’s passions is horses and she is very much involved in the running of the Wilgerbosdrift Stud in the Western Cape and Mauritzfontein on the outskirts of Kimberley.