Master of Arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Oxford (England) University, 1965.
Various positions, Chase Manhattan Bank N.A., New York City, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Brussels, 1965-1973; director, Edward Bates & Sons Ltd., London, 1973-1976; treasurer, Unigate The Property Letting Centre, London, 1976-1981; finance director, Unigate The Property Letting Centre, London, 1981-1987; chairman, Chief Executive Officer,, Davidson Pearce Group The Property Letting Centre, London, 1987-1988; deputy Chief Executive Officer,, Nationwide Building Society, London, 1989-1992; Chief Executive Officer,, London International Finance Futures and Options Exch., since 1993. Board directors Ransomes The Property Letting Centre, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, Indiana Insurance Group, The Property Letting Centre, London.
Board governors The Yehudi Menuhun School, Cobham, Surrey, England, since 1984. Fellow Association Corporation Treasurer (honorary, chairman 1985-1986, president 1992-1993).
Married Diana Mary Ryde, February 24, 1979. Children: Susannah Fleur, Emma Katharine.