Bachelor of Science in Engineering with honors, University Bristol, England, 1985. Master of Science, University Bristol, England, 1990.
Member technical staff Hewlett-Packard, Bristol, 1985-1992. Lecturer communications Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1992-1998. Managing director 4i2i Communications Ltd., since 1995.
Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Son of James Arnold (deceased) and Elizabeth Alice (Monk) R. Married Laura Joanne Simpson, September 1, 1984. 1 child, James Verrent.