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Bachelor of Science (Honours); Diploma of teaching (Distinction)
Secondary School teacher; Secondary School Principal for 15 years; Independent Schools executive; Fulbright scholar to the United States of America (1989); Board member Outward Bound New Zealand (2006-2010); Destination Marlborough Tourism Director (2012-2014)
Hockey, cricket, tennis, running
Member of New Zealand field hockey team (1967-1980); played in 85 Games for New Zealand; Selected for four editions of the Olympic Games (Mexico 1968, Munich 1972, Montreal 1976, Moscow 1980 - did not attend); Olympic gold medallist, Montreal 1976; New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame
Secretary General of the New Zealand Olympic Committee Inc (2001-2011); Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) Executive Member (2006-); Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Technical Working group (2007-2009); ONOC Vice President (2009-); ANOC executive (2009-); International Sports Ambassador for New Zealand (2011-); Auckland 2017 World Masters Games Board Member (2013-2014); Member of the Education Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) (2015-)
Member of the Entourage Commission (2010-2014), Evaluation (2011) then Coordination for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in 2018 in PyeongChang (2011-), Coordination for the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018 in Buenos Aires (2013-); Culture and Olympic Education (2014-2015), Olympic Programme (2014-), Evaluation for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in 2022 (2014-2015), Olympic Education (2015-)