Bachelor of Science, Liverpool John Moores University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Management Studies, Liverpool John Moores University, 1985.
Pharmacist/senior pharmacist Walton & Fazakerley Hospitals, United Kingdom, 1970-1971. Deputy chief pharmacist Alder Hey Children's Hospital, United Kingdom, 1971-1973. Principal pharmacist Whiston Hospital, Prescot, United Kingdom, 1973-1990.
Director Mersey Academy Pharmacy Practice Unit, Liverpool, 1990-1999. Module leader University Liverpool, 1994-1998. Module leader/research project liaison officer Liverpool John Moores University, 1991-1999.
Advisor World Health Organization, since 1991. Member East Cheshire Prescribing Interface Working Group, 1992-1995, St. Helens & Knowsley Drug and Therapeutics Committee, 1974-1996. Organising committee National Drug Information Conference, 1993-1994.
Member Medical Benefit/Risk Foundation, 1994-1996.
Fellow Royal Pharmaceutical Society Gr. Britain (member British Pharmaceutical Conference Pharmacy Practice Adjudicating Panel 1988-1997, vice chairman British Pharmaceutical Conference Pharmacy Practice AdjudicatingPanel 1994-1997), United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association.
Married Eunice Florence Inestone, March 3, 1974. Children: Sara, Rebecca, Deborah, Eliot, Nadia.