Bachelor of Commerce, University Witwaterstrand, South Africa, 1972. Bachelor of Laws, University Witwaterstrand, South Africa, 1974.
Candidate associate Routledges Inc., Johannesburg, South Africa, 1975-1977, associate South Africa, 1977-1979, director South Africa, since 1979.
Lieutenant South African Army, since 1968. Member Arbitration Foundation Southern Africa (board directors since 1997).
Married Deborah Elaine Adams, December 1, 1979. Children: Tracy Loren, Brendan Ryan.