Born in Singapore, Mr Ho came to Australia as a teacher. He secured his accountancy certificate from RMIT in 1957, his Commerce Diploma from Swinburne and then his B Com from the University of Melbourne in 1960.
He was a member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Institute of Chartered Accountants. He had extensive business experience and was the principal of JHS Ho, Chartered Accountants.
His activities in the community included services as the Treasurer of the Federation of Chinese Associations, the scouting movement and golfing.
Sadly Jimmy passed away in 2005.