Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with honors, University Strathclyde, 1981. Master of Business Administration, University Strathclyde, 1989.
Pharmacist, Plymouth Health Authority, United Kingdom, 1982-1984; manager, Plymouth & South Devon Cooperative Society Ltd., United Kingdom, 1985-1988; pharmacist, MHR Ltd., Plymouth, 1991-1994; managing director, Fernley Wallis Pharmacy Ltd., Plymouth, since 1994. Public relations officer Pharmaceutical Society, Plymouth, since 1990, chairman, since 1994.
Fellow Royal Society Arts. Member China Philatelic Society, Nepal & Tibet Philatelic Circuit.
Married Margaret Fitzpatrick, May 28, 1984. Children: Roisin Ann, Andrea.