Bachelor of Laws, St. Andrews University, St. Andrews, Scotland, 1969. Postgraduate, University College London, 1969—1970.
With Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1970-1974. Trust officer Royal Bank Trust Company, Cayman Islands, 1974-1975, 77-79, Georgetown, Guyana, 1975-1977. Director, manager Kleinwort Benson Trustee South America, Geneva, 1979-1984.
Director Kleinwort Benson International Trust Corporation, New Brunswick, Canada, 1981-1984.
Managing director Hoogewerf Trust Company South America, 1984-1986. Chief Executive officer Gibraltar and Iberian Bank Limited., 1987-1988.
Board directors, general manager Citco (Suisse) South America, 1987-1989. Senior vice president United Overseas Bank, Geneva.
Secretary, trust manager United Overseas Bank and Trust Company (Bahamas) Limited., 1990.
Board directors Anglo-Saxon Trust Company Limited. (B.V.I.), Anglo-Saxon Trust Company (Guernsey) Limited., Anglo-Saxon Trust Company (Cyprus) Limited.
Fellow: Institute Canada Bankers. Member: Institute Bankers, Institute Bankers Scotland (associate).
Married Annie Magdelaine Bissoo, May 12, 1977. Children: Alexandra, Andrew.