Bachelor of Science, University Edinburgh, Glasgow, Scotland, 1978. DIA, Napier University, Scotland, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Strathclyde, Scotland, 1995.
Accountant manager Aviation Corporation American, Edinburgh, 1979—1980. Lecturer University Strathclyde, 1984—1996. Corporation planning Scottish & Newcastle Breweries, Edinburgh, 1988.
Senior lecturer University Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1996—2008, associate professor, since 2008. Ceo Oils Life, Dunedin, since 2005.
Member of Australian & New Zealand Marketing Academy (executive and treasurer 2005-2009).
Married Sandra Robinson.