Degree in history, University Nottingham, 1976. Master of Business Administration, City University, London, 1986.
Graduate management trainee, P&O Steam Navigation Company, London, 1976-1978; fleet personnel manager, P&D SN Company, London, 1978-1983; group personnel manager, P&D SN Company, London, 1983-1985; management consultant, Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler Peat Marwick, London, 1986-1988; business director, Maxwell Comm. plc, London, 1988-1991; vice president, Macmillan Inc., London, 1990-1991; founder, managing director, Maxwell Multimedia, London, 1990-1992; director, Nimbus Records, London, 1989-1991; public director, Philips Media, Holland, 1991-1992; founder, Chief Executive Officer, One Media Ltd., London, since 1992.
Member Institute Personnel Management, Royal Society of Arts., European Civil Defense Association (founder).
Married Susan Patricia Elliott, June 1, 1985. Children: Timothy Alan, Robert Douglas, Jessica Jane.