Master of Arts, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1985.
Print manager, Glasgow U. Student's Republican Council, 1985-1989;
logistics director, coordinator, New Beginnings Ltd., Scotland, 1989-1992;
programme editor, Scottish Opera, 1992-1997;
editor, Gay Scotland, Glasgow, 1993-1997;
public, Gay Scotland, Glasgow, since 1997. Freelance writer, critic, broadcaster, since 1990. Director Personal Assistance, Ltd., Glasgow, since 1990, Calosa Public Ltd., Glasgow, since 1995, Gala Scotland Ltd, Glasgow, 1995-1997, Glasgow Food Line Ltd., since 1997.
Joint artistic director Glasgay] Lesbian & Gay Arts Festival, 1993.
President Glasgow University Queen Margaret Union, 1981-1982. Honorary secretary The Alexander Thomson Society, Glasgow, since 1991.
Son of Joseph and Barbara Gwendoline (Jarvis) d'A.