Master of Arts with honors, Dundee (Scotland) University, 1975; Doctor of Philosophy, Giessen (Germany) University, 1986; Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist; behavioral therapist; chartered psychologist.
Clinical psychologist University Cologne, Germany, 1982-1988; consultant Institute Sci. & Tech., University Manchester, England, 1990-1992; clinical psychologist Marl Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical, 1990-1992; Director International Institute Work and Health, Jena, since 1997; member psychological advisory group British Olympic Association, 1984-1986; honorary member research board advisors American Biographical Association, since 1996.
Since 1995, he has been Visiting Lecturer at the University of Jena, Germany, and was Affiliate Professor at the EuroCentre for Educational Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health, University of Malta. In addition, he has been Visiting Professor for Psychology at the Jagiellonen University, Cracow in Poland and is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society.
Spouse Elisabeth Pia Thome, December 23, 1988.