Bachelor of Arts, University New Zealand, Wellington, 1952; Master of Arts with honors, U. New Zealand, Wellington, 1954; Doctor of Philosophy, University Bristol, England, 1963.
Senior geologist, Todd Brothers Ltd., Wellington, 1954-1958; research associate, Stanford University, California, 1958-1960; geologist, Chevron Standard Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1963-1968; regional geologist, BP Oil & Gas Ltd., Calgary, 1968-1971; chief geologist, acting exploration manager, Columbia Gas, Calgary, 1971-1980; senior vice president, Asamera, Inc., Calgary, since 1980; president, Torwood Associations Ltd., 1988-1995; president, Terrenex Ventures Inc., Calgary, since 1996.
Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Canada Society Petroleum Geologists.
Married Jeanette Patrucia Zaharko, March 13, 1965. Children— David, Christopher.