Bachelor of Science in English, Imperial College School and Technology, 1971. Master of Science in Economics, Birkbeck College, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Birkbeck College, 1996.
General secretary Green Party, 1979-1982. Freelance classical singer London, 1972-1979. Director Warminster (England) Arts Centre, 1982-1983, Other Economic Summit, London, 1983-1987.
Research director and fellow right livelihood award University Bradford, England, 1987-1990. Research fellow economics Birkbeck College London, 1990-1995. Senior lecturer environmental policy department Economics Keele University, London, since 1996.
Reader environmental policy, economics, Keele University, since 1998.
Member European Association for Evolutionary Political Economists (founder), Society for the Advancement of Socio Economics, International Society for Ecological Economics.
Married Susan Anne Lofthouse, September 24, 1979. 1 child, John Paul.