Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1966. Postgraduate, University Hong Kong, 1967. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1969.
Advisory director Goldman, Sachs & Company, Dallas, 1969—1975, in institutional sales, 1969-1975, vice president, resident manager Houston, 1975-1978, partner, 1978—1992, managing director equity division Tokyo, 1987—1988. United States ambassador to Switzerland & Liechtenstein United States Department State, Bern, 2006—2009. Managing director Riverstone Holdings LLC, Houston, since 2009.
Chairman Stanford Business School Trust, since 1983. Trustee Houston Ballet Foundation, since 1983, Museum Fine Arts, since 1983. Board dirs, chairman, board visitors University Tex M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Allied member New York Stock Exchange. Member Houston Chamber of Commerce Chamber (board directors). Clubs: River Oaks (Houston), Coronado (Houston).
Married Marsella Lynn Martin, July 29, 1967. Children: Natalie, Cecile.