DQS Abertay Dundee, University Scotland, 1975. Bachelor with honors, Open University, England, 1979. Master of Business Administration with distinction, Hong Kong University, 1989.
Master of Science, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, 1997.
Assistant quantity surveyor Armour & Partners, Aberdeen, 1969-1971, quantity surveyor, 1975-1976. Senior quantity surveyor Anderson Morgan Associates, 1976-1978. Professional officer Government of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1978-1981.
Project coordinator Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway Corporation, 1981-1989. Director project management and development DCI (Holdings) Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland, 1989-1993. Director operations Fife Healthcare National Health Service Trust, Leven, Scotland, 1993-1998.
Director property & architecture Highland Council, Inverness, Scotland, since 1998. Lecturer University Hong Kong, 1978-1979, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1984-1989. Tutor Open University, since 1993, Dundee University, 1991-1992.
Member Children's Panel, Aberdeen, 1976-1978. Fellow Royal Institution Chartered Surveyors, Chartered Institute of Building, Institute Management. Member Scottish Football Association Referees (president 1994-1996), Hong Kong Football Referees Association.
Married Sheelagh Anne Smith, September 25, 1975. Children: Callum, Fionagh, Moyra.