Bachelor, University Cape Town, 1960. Bachelor with honours, University Cape Town, 1961. Bachelor of Education, University Cape Town, 1962.
Master of Philosophy, Trinity College, Oxford, England, 1967.
President National Union of S. African Students, 1963-1964. Housemaster Sevenoaks School, 1968-1973. Director Matthew Humberstone School, 1973-1978.
Principal Island School, Hong Kong, 1978-1983. Headmaster Berkhamsted School, 1983-1989. Master Wellington College, Berks, England, 1989-2000.
Research fellow University York, 1976. Visiting Scaitcliffe School, United Kingdom, 1991-1995. Governor Benenden School, United Kingdom, since 1987, Shiplake College, United Kingdom, 1990-1995.
Editor Conference and Common Room, United Kingdom, 1993-2000.
Trustee Lomans Trust, United Kingdom, since 1984. Chairman Crowthorne Trust, United Kingdom, since 1989. Member Ashridge Management Committee, United Kingdom, 1983-1989.
President Crowthorne District Horticul. Society, United Kingdom, since 1989. Fellow Royal Society Arts.
Member Headmasters' Conference.
Married Ann Hoogewerf, June 15, 1967. Children: Dominic, Thackwray, Tamlyn.