British Commonwealth Shipping Co, Junior Navigating Officer - Clan Line,
Deputy Purser - Union Castle Line 1958-1964,
Sani-Pass Hotel, S Africa A/Manager 1964-66;
Chrysler International (South Africa) - Communications and Internal Affairs Officer/Editor ìPentastarî Monthly 1966-68,
Johannesburg Consolidated Investment Co, (JCI) - Group Public Relations & Advertising Manager 1968-73;
returned Isle of Man 1973;
John North Ltd - Managing Director 1973-79,
J Smylie & Sons Managing Director 1975-79,
founded House & Home Ltd - Chairman 1979-98;
ìFinancial Timesî Isle of Man correspondent 1973-79;
Member Nobleís Hospital Administration Committee 1980-87,
Medical Practices Committee 1982-89,
Tourist Advisory Panel 1987-88,
Arbitration Panel - Official side of the Whitley Council 1987-91.
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 1989-91,
Highways, Ports and Properties 1991-1994,
Trade and Industry 1996-date;
Member Department of Highways, Ports & Properties 1988-1989,
Department of Education 1988-89,
Chronically Sick & Disabled Persons
Committees of Tynwald: Tynwald
Management Committee 1992-96;
Executive Council Committees:
Social Issues 1991-1996.
Council of Ministers Committees:
Foundation for Physically Disabled 1975-79,
Salvation Army, Isle of Man Community Services Committee 1979-84,
Marown Parish Community Care 1984-date,
Kevin Gray Memorial Trust (Hyperbaric Chamber) 1987-1994;
Chairman Salvation Army
Isle of Man Advisory Council 1979-date,
Council Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce 1986-96.
Attended CPA Plenary Conference Zimbabwe 1990.
Interests - music, guitar, bowls.