BCOM, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1945. MCOM, 1947.
Principal, Chartered Accountant in Public Practice, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1954-1970;
senior partner, Research Associate Anderson & Knox, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1970-1972;
partner, Price Waterhouse, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1972-1993. Chairman Accting. Research and Standards Board, New Zealand Society Accts., 1983. President New Zealand Society Accts., 1984-1985, Federation Asian and Pacific Accts., Manilla, 1988-1989.
County member International Federation Accts., New York, 1985-1988. Commissioner New Zealand Securities Commission, 1986-1996.
Secretary Track and Field Control Group 1974 British Commonwealth Games, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1974, New Zealand Games, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1976. Member board governors Avonside Girls High School, Christchurch, New Zealand. Chairman Banks Avenue School Committee, Christchurch.
Chairman finance committee Christchurch City Mission, New Zealand, since 1997. Trustee Christchurch City Mission Foundation. Chair community advisory board Pegasus Medical Group.
Fellow New Zealand Institute Chartered Accountants (past president 1984-1985), New Zealand Order of Merit, Canterbury University Alumni Association (president 1998-2000).
Married Lucy Jean Munn Anderson, March 3, 1951 (divorced 1976). Children: Grant Stewart, Gail Jeanette. Married Beverley Yvonne Shaw Anderson, December 3, 1978 (widowed January 12, 1992).
Married Patricia Lynn Spence Anderson, February 28, 1997.