Born in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia in 1951. Moved soon after to Lusaka for a few years, followed by Salisbury (now Harare) Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), for his school education. Left there for the UK where he completed his high school education in Edinburgh, Scotland and attended St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London University, qualifying in 1974 with M.B.B.S.(Lon.) L.R.C.P.(Lon), M.R.C.S. (Eng) degree and Diplomas. Hospital internship in Medicine and Surgery at Black Notley Hospital near Braintree Essex England.
In early 1976, migrated to New Zealand with his wife Gabrielle and two children to Tokoroa Hospital as Senior House Officer for rotations in Casualty, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medicine and Surgery. In January 1977, migrated to Australia for a three month GP locum in Grafton NSW followed by General Practice in Strathpine, Queensland.
Opened his solo practice in mid 1977 also in Strathpine. Moved to Narangba in 1986, now with four children and opening another practice beside his home and relinquishing Strathpine. Moved practice to existing premises in 1993.
Interests: Medical Information Technology and first Beta Tester for Medical Director, the most popular desktop program on GP’s desks. Flying sailplanes at Caboolture Gliding Club and now an Instructor. Keeps fit riding a bicycle with his wife Gabrielle. They are now proud grandparents of five children.