Motlatsi completed his law studies at the University of Limpopo, then known as the University of the North in 1984. He was admitted to practice as an Attorney on the 4th of August 1987 following a two (2) year period of articles of clerkship that commenced in June 1985. He holds a Management Development Program Certificate from Wits Business School and a Master of Business Administration degree from Regenesys Business School in South Africa. He has held several senior management positions amongst which is serving as Principal Attorney in Legal Aid South Africa, serving as Municipal Manager within local government in South Africa as well as serving as a Legal, Risk and Compliance Executive at Creditworx, a subsidiary of Thebe Investment Corporation. He was appointed as the Attorneys Fidelity Fund Executive Director Designate on the 1st of June 2011. His designation changed to Executive Director on the 1st of November 2011 and was later changed to Chief Executive Officer a position he holds to date.