Born on 19 September 1979 in Benoni (South Africa), Brian started playing rugby union at the age of 13. At the age of 18 he left to play in Piacenza (Italy) for a year. Spotted by FC Grenoble Rugby, he stayed there for 2 years before joining Stade Français in Paris where he played for 10 years as inside centre.

Champion of France in 2003, 2004 and 2007

Grand Slam winner, 6 Nations Tournament in 2004

Finalist of the European Cup in 2005

Semi-finalist of the 2003 World Cup with XV of France.

Brian played 12 times for the national team, but on November 11, 2011, his career ended due to injury.