Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Egypt, 1952.
Principal research science Dos Pueblos Orchid Company, Sydney, Australia, 1957-1962. Graduate teacher botany II department technical education Australia, 1962-1964. Chief microbiologist Johnson & Johnson, Australia, 1964-1966.
Head department science services Meat Board, Australia, 1966-1978. Technical manager Coca-Cola, Australia, 1978-1980. Proprietor Coral Laboratory and Scienserv Consultancy, Australia, since 1980.
Consultant Australian and Indonesia Jabuna Proprietary Ltd., Sydney, 1981-1995.
Member Member AIAS (emeritus member), American Society for Microbiology, AIFST (associate member).
Married Rosemary Audrey Bruce-Smith, January 5, 1968. Children: Phillip, Andrew, David.