Attended, King's College School, Wimbledon. Attended, Peterhouse, Cambridge University.
United Kingdom minister of aviation, 1960. With Department Trade and Industry, 1973, 85-89, Department Energy, since 1974, deputy secretary, director general energy resources, 1989-1992. Executive director International Energy Agency, 1993—2002.
President Conference of European Posts and Telecommunications Adminstrations, 1987-1989. Chairman governor board International Energy Agency, 1991-1992. Member Finance Reporting Council, 1992-1994.
Married Janice Elizabeth Gorham, 1962. 2 children.