Master of Science, University New Zealand, Christchurch, 1952. Student, Canterbury University College. Diploma of management, New Zealand Institute Management, 1975.
Chemist, Department of Science Industrial Research, Government of New Zealand, Christchurch, Wellington, 1950-1956; development supervisor, Unilever New Zealand Ltd., Wellington, 1956-1963; quality control manager, packaging manager, produced development manager, Unilever New Zealand Ltd., Hastings, 1963-1971; research and development manager, Tip Top Ice Cream, Christchurch, Auckland, New Zealand, 1971-1989; technical manager business development, Tip Top Ice Cream, Christchurch, Auckland, New Zealand, since 1989.
Volunteer AFS Intercultural Programs Christchurch, Auckland, New Zealand, since 1979. Fellow New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (branch chairman Hawkes Bay 1969, Canterbury 1972, council member 1972-1981, national president 1978-1979, J.C. Andrews award 1991). Member Institute of Food Technologists.
Married Joyce Alfreda Willis, Sept 29, 1956. Karen Joyce, Jocelyn Margaret, David Hugh, Martin James.