Bachelor of Medicine, ChB, Dundee University, Scotland, 1981.
Consultant psychiatrist Otago District Health Board, Dunedin, New Zealand, since 1984, medical director community alcohol and drug service New Zealand, since 1997. Senior lecturer University Otago, Dunedin, since 1997. Chairperson division psychiatry Otago District Health Board, Dunedin, since 2002.
Fellow: Australasian College Physicians. Member: Royal College Psychiatrists.
Married Marjorie Spence, July 12, 1981. Children: Daniel, Robin.