Bachelor of Science in Geology, Stanford University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1963.
General partner Hirsch & Company, New York City, 1963-1970. Managing director A.G. Becker & Company, London, 1970-1983. General partner Lehman Brothers, Kuhn Loeb & Company, 1983-1984.
Chairman Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette International, Ltd., 1984—2000. V. chairman credit suisse First Boston Europe Ltd., 2000—2001. Executive Chairman Polar Captial Partners, since 2002.
Chairman United Kingdom Association of New York Stock Exchange members, member advisory council Institute of the United States Studies, since 2000, director Octel Corporation, New York Stock Exchange.
United States Navy, 1958-1961. Member Pilgrim Society, Harvard Club (New York City), City of London Club, Annabel's Club, Harry's Bar Club, Mark's Club, Hurlingham Club, Westmoor Club, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Boodle's.
Married Kaaren Alexis Garfunkel, February 11, 1967. Children: Melissa Lauren, Amanda Suzanne.