Master of Science in Agronomy, University Agriculture, Uppsala, Sweden, 1975. Licentiate in Agriculture, University Agriculture, Uppsala, Sweden, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Science, University Agriculture, Uppsala, Sweden, 1996.
Development manager for Scandinavia,, Monsanto, Stockholm and Copenhagen, 1976-1979;
associate expert, Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations), Chipata, Zambia, 1980-1982;
teacher crop production and soil science, County Council, Halmstad, Sweden, 1983-1992;
managing director, consultant, researcher in pesticide and fertilizer use, Corrector International Ltd., Halmstad, 1985-1996;
managing director, consultant, Ecosys. Sweden, Halmstad, since 1998. Research on earth worm composting of mixed composts and sewage sludge and soil compaction.
Seminar presenter in field.
Officer infantry Swedish Army, 1968-1969. Home defense officer, since 1990. Member International Soil and Tillage Research Organisation, Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Married Jasmine de Silva, September 11, 1998.