Bachelor of science in engineering physics, 1985. Master of science in electrical and computer engineering from the Royal Military College, 1991. Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Ottawa, 2000, Major, Canadian Air force. Selected in 1992 for Space Team Canada. Left in early 1995 for medical reasons, but remained in the employment of CAP as an engineer. In October 1997 he left CSA to return to active military service with the Directorate of Space Development within the National Defense Headquarters in Ottawa.
Birth Place: Bracebridge.