Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1964; Bachelor of Medicine BChir, Cambridge (England) University, 1967; Doctor of Medicine, Cambridge (England) University, 1975; Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1991.
Lecturer, St. Thomas Hospital, London, 1972-1976; senior lecturer, honorary consultant physician Cardiothoracic Institute, National Heart Hospital, London, 1976-1980; professor cardiology, U. London, 1980-1988; Simon Marks British Heart Foundation professor cardiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, London, since 1988; head National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School Medicine, London, since 1997.
Member county British Heart Foundation, 1985. Fellow Royal College Physicians, European Society of Cardiology, American College.Cardiology. Member European Society Cardiology (board directors 1988, president 1994-1996), International Society for Heart Disease (treasurer 1989-1995), World HeartFedn.
(president-elect), Athenaeum (London).
Married Mary Elizabeth Tattersall, September 25, 1969. Children: William, Michael, Oenone.