Bachelor with honors in Political Science, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, 1965. Master of Arts in Political Science, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, 1958.
Chairman Mico/Wakefield Ltd., Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand, managing director New Zealand. Chairman Acorn Pacific Corporation, Edenlite Garden Products Ltd., Acorn Plastics Ltd., 1984, The Shipping Corporation New Zealand Ltd., 1984. Deputy chairman Pacific Forum Line.
Member advisory committee department business studies, extension Victoria University. Participant Ford Foundation research Pacific Basin Development, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, England, 1980, Pacific Marine Commons meeting, Tokyo, 1980, Changing Industrial Structure Pacific Basin, Seoul, Korea, 1981, Food and Development, Mexico City, 1982, Information Revolution Pacific, Singapore, 1984. Member organizing committee New Zealand's Prospects Pacific Basin, 1983.
Board directors New Zealand Blueberries Ltd., Endeavor Productions Ltd., Metal Import Group Holding Ltd., Container Terminals Ltd., Wellington Steel Ltd., Wellington Fasteners Ltd.
Secretary trust appeal committee Wellington Sculpture, 1983-1984. Chairman Circa Theatre Trust, 1987, married ministerial responsibility Institute Policy Studies, 1985-1986, board directors. Member university council Wellington, New Zealand.
Married Vivien Elizabeth Flack. 3 children.