Student, Hobart College, 1970. Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1973. Certified, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1975.
Certified, University Costa Rica, San Jose, 1978. Master of Science, London School of Economics, 1979.
Director social development Presidential House, San Jose, Costa Rica, 1975-1978. Project director United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, San Carlos, Costa Rica, 1976-1978. Consultant Accion International, San Jose, 1979-1980.
Agricultural economist World Bank United States of America, Kenya, Ivory Coast, 1980-1989, senior agricultural economist San Jose, 1989-1997, director Ruta World Bank project, 1996—2000. Sector leader environmental socially sustainable development Central American World Bank, 2000—2004. Retired
Owner, administrator Macadamia Farm, Limon, Costa Rica, since 1991, Tourism Business, Limon, 1985-1997, Tropical Crops Farm, Limon, 1977-1986.
Member Housing & Consumer Cooperative, Ithaca, New York, 1972.
Member South Caribbean Development Association Finance.
Married Emilla Maria Rodriguez-Arias, June 15, 1980. Children: Tanya, Christine, Daniel.