Graduate, Kings Inn and U.C.D., Dublin, 1978. Postgraduate diplomas, University San Diego, Paris, 1979. Postgraduate diplomas, Essec.
French Labour Law, Paris, 1982.
Lawyer, High Court Justices, Dublin, 1978-1980; lawyer, communications of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France, 1980-1981; human resources assistant, Dow Chemical France, Nice, 1981-1983; human resources manager, Sipap, Rouen, France, 1983-1985; human resources manager, Lepetit Italy, Milan, 1985-1987; human resources manager, Prochimagro Dowelance, Nice, 1987-1992; human resources director, Medical Division Becton Dickinson, Grenoble, France, 1992-1995; human resources director, Becton Dickinson Europe, Grenoble, since 1994; group director human resources, B.P.B. plc, Slough, England, since 1995.
Married Veronique Marie Cantournet, September 9, 1955. Children: Audrey, Guillaume, Edouard.