Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology, Sunderland Polytech., 1986. Doctor of Philosophy of Pharmacology, Sunderland University, 1990.
Postdoctoral researcher University Geneva, 1990—1995. Investigator, instructor Geneva Department Public Instruction, 1993-1996. Director Novo Nordisk, Denmark, 1995—2000.
Vice president business development and licensed F. Hoffman-La Roche Swiss, 2000—2005. Chief business officer Metabolex, California, 2005—2006. Chief Executive Officer Syntaxin Ltd., England, since 2006.
Consultant National Consultant Referals, Inc., San Diego, 1994.
Member Irish Association, Berne, Geneva, since 1993. Member International Brain Research Organization, International Diabetes Federation (life), European Neurosci. Association, New York Academy of Sciences, Human Brain Map Project, American Physiological Society.
Married Sophie Athena Gwenael Nortier-Desfaveries, July 9, 1993. Children: Victor James, Sebastian Patrick Michael.