Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1951; Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1967.
Technical writer, copywriter, 1953-1955; movie promotion writer, 1956; owner, Ace Translation Agency, Buenos Aires, 1957-1958; secretary, Foundation Economics Education, 1959; cables editor, Buenos Aires Herald, 1960; lexicographer, Simon & Schuster English-Spanish Dictionary, 1961; Latin American desk editor, United Press International, New York City, 1962-1963; Latin American desk editor, Associated Press, New York City, 1963-1973; world services finance editor, Associated Press, New York City, 1973-1996; freelance writer, translator, editor, since 1997.
Served with Argentine Army, 1952. Member New York Finance Writers Association.
Married Elli Helene Dusterhoft, November 9, 1968. 1 child, Clifford Dieter.