Student, Winchester (England) College, 1947-1952; Master of Arts, New College, Oxford, England, 1958; student, Harvard Business School, Boston, 1983.
Various administrative positions, Petroleum Company & Associated Companies, Iraq and other locations, 1958-1970; coordinator, British Petroleum, London, 1971-1973; coordinator, Total, Paris, 1974-1977; commercial manager, manager projects coordination, Total Oil Marine, London, 1977-1990; deputy chairman, Lloyds Register of Shipping, London, 1991-1992; chairman, Lloyds Register of Shipping, London, since 1993. Member court of common council Corporation of London.
Second lieutenant Royal Fusiliers, 1952-1954. Fellow Royal Society of Arts. Member Institute Management London (companion).
Married Mary Dorothea Lugard, May 7, 1960 (deceased April 1997). Children: Nicola, Mark, Susannah.