Bachelor, St. John's College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1962. Bachelor of Medicine, London Hospital Medical College, 1965. Master of Arts, St. John's College, 1966.
Senior house officer in anesthesia Royal Aberdeen Hospital for Sick Children, Scotland, 1966-1967. Registrar in anaesthesia Aberdeen General Hospitals, 1967-1969. Garden research fellow in physiology University Aberdeen, 1969-1970.
Senior registrar in anaesthesia Aberdeen Hospitals, 1970-1973. Consultant anaesthetist Angus Hospital and Dundee Teaching Hospitals, Scotland, since 1973. Clinical senior lecturer in anaesthesia University Dundee, Scotland, since 1973.
Justice of Peace, Angus (Scotland) District Court, since 1990. Fellow Royal College Anaesthetists, Royal College Surgeons England. Member Scottish Society Anaesthestists (council 1969-1972), British Medical Association (Scottish council member 1982-1985), Northeast Scotland Society Anesthetists (pres 1984-1985).
Married Patricia Sheila Forbes Annand, September 6, 1963. Children: Joanna Katharine, Alistair John, Richard Duncan, Nicholas Stewart.