With Foreign Office, 1957, Royal Air Force, 1957-1959, Foreign Office, 1959-1962, 3d secretary Bangkok, 1962-1965, with, 1966-1969, 1st. secretary La Paz, 1969-1970. With Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1970-1973. 1st secretary, head of chancery The Hague, 1974-1977.
1st secretary Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1978-1979, counsellor, 1979-1983. Counsellor, head of chancery and department permanent representative United Kingdom Mission, Geneva, 1983-1987. Assistant under secretary of state Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1987-1990.
High commissioner Her Majesty Diplomatic Service, New Zealand, 1990-1994, Western Samoa, 1990-1994, Malaysia, since 1994. Governor of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno islands, 1990-1994.
Married Joan Lillian, 1961. 2 children (1 deceased).