Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington, Leics, United Kingdom, 1983—1986.
Atmospheric scientist National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington, New Zealand, since 1992. Senior research meteorologist New Zealand Meteorological Service, New Zealand, 1990—1992. Republican IGBP/IGAC Polar Atmosphere and Snow Chemistry Committee, New Zealand, 2002, IGBP/IGAC Aerosol Characterisation and Process Studies Co-ordinating Committee, New Zealand, 2002.
Member of Royal Society of New Zealand (cmmttee member international geosphere biosphere program 2003-2005).
Son of L Patrick and June M Harvey. Married Lorna M Ryall, December 21, 1985. Children: Samuel Robert, Adam Francis.