Denomination: Church of England
With Australian Diplomatic Corps, since 1959, assigned to Jakarta, Indonesia, 1962-1965, United Nations, New York City, 1968-1970. Counsellor, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1970-1972. Director organization staffing and training Department Foreign Affairs, Canberra, Australia, 1972-1974.
Australian high commissioner to Ghana, 1974-1977. Ambassador to Senegal, 1974-1977, Ivory Coast, 1975-1977. Spokesman, Canberra, 1977-1980.
1st assistant secretary for Europe, Americas and New Zealand, 1980. Ambassador to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics and Mongolia, 1981-1984. High commissioner to Malaysia, since 1984.
Rhodes scholar, 1957.