Student, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1950—1951. Bachelor in Economics, Harvard University, 1956. Master of Arts in Economics, Georgetown University, 1964.
News writer Voice of America, Washington, 1959—1960. Administrative assistant United Nations Economic Commission Latin, 1960—1961, economist, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 1961—1962. Economist United Nations Institute Economic and Social Planning, Santiago, Chile, 1962—1965.
Vice president Adela Investment Company, Washington, 1965—1972, Lima, Peru, 1965—1972. President Latin American Agribusiness Development Corporation, Coral Gables, Florida, since 1972. Board directors Hortifrut S.A., Chile, Southern Sun Importers, Society Agriculture Sunnberry, Pesquera Antares and Pesquera Andacollo.
Adjunct professor Graduate School International Studies, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, since 1983. With United States Army, 1956-1958.
Member Presidential Task Force Agricultural Development Central America and Caribbean, 1979—1980, Presidential Task Force Agricultural Development, Peru, 1982. Member of Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Country Club (Coral Gables).
Married Myriam Briones Ross, May 15, 1965. Children: Christopher, Charlotte, Andrea.