Bachelor in Zoology, Oxford University, England, 1980. Master of Science in Biological Computation, University York, England, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Queen's University of Canberra, 1985.
Research fellow University Zimbabwe, 1985-1986, Imperial College, London, 1986-1989, University Oxford, England, 1989-1997. Chair, injections disease epidemiology University Edinburg, Scotland, since 1997. Lecturer Hertford College, Oxford, 1992-1993, St. Peter's College, Oxford, 1995-1997.
Fellow Royal Society Edinburgh. Member British Society Parasitology, Society Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine.
Married Francisca Mutapi. 1 child: Nyasha Ruth.