Master of Arts (honours), University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1961. Bachelor, Open University, 1989.
Trainee manager, Edinburgh (Scotland) Chamber of Commerce, 1961-1968; Chief Executive Officer, Edinburgh (Scotland) Chamber of Commerce, 1968-1990; director, Contact Scotland Public Ltd., Edinburgh, 1990-1992; director, St. Andrews Golf Club (Manufacturing) Ltd., since 1992; managing director, IATROS Ltd., Dundee, Scotland, since 1992. Justice of the peace, since 1968.
Member British Chamber of Commerce Executives (president 1988-1990. M C.
Married Elinor Anne Mowat. Children: Sarah, Kate, Julia.