Bachelor Electrical Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1996.
Researcher Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, 1992-1993. Research associate Heriot-Watt University, 1993-1996. Mechanical design engineer Wood Group P.T., Aberdeen, Scotland, 1996-1997.
Consultant new technical Shell United Kingdom Exploration and Production, Scotland, since 1997. Consultant researcher, Heriot-Watt University, since 1996.
Member Institution of Electrical Engineers (associate), Society Petroleum Engineering, Longside Golf Club, Aberdeen Squash Club.
Married Gail Farquhar, June 1, 1996.