Master of Arts in England Literature, Punjab University, 1978. Master of Arts in American Literature, Stendhal University, Grenoble, France, 1984. Diplome d'etudes approfondies, Stendhal University, Grenoble, France, 1985.
Doctor of Philosophy in American Literature, Stendhal University, Grenoble, France, 1987.
Head periodicals section, British Council, Lahore, 1977-1979; brigadier, French Foreign Legion, 1980-1986; teacher English, Cours Pascal-Thevenon, Grenoble, 1986-1992; consultant, Comm.-Eolas, Grenoble, since 1992. Associate lecturer Grenoble U., since 1994.
Secretary Ex-Legionnaire's Association Officer's Mess, Grenoble, since 1994. With Pakistan Army, 1971-1975.
Married Miranda Clair Herbert, December 13, 1986. Children: Nathanael Caleb, Fiona Shaista, Matthieu Paul.