A versatile and experienced content producer, actor and writer with a solid background in business management, software development, coaching and quality assurance.
2021: Launched own YouTube channel.
2007: Launched own Restaurant Group.
2001: Recognised by the International Who’s Who of Professionals for my professional, academic and civic achievements.
2001: Associate Member, Association for Project Management
1986: HND Physics from Middlesex University.
1984: Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award
1984: Sales Manager of a Young Enterprise Company
Acting, filmmaking, writing, health & fitness, personal development and meditation.
Previously: Latin and ballroom dancing, yacht racing, Tai Chi, and horse riding.
Life Coach, and also working in film and television.
Co-founder and company director.
Grew the company from one location in Weybridge in 2007 to four locations by 2020, attracting external investment in 2018. Responsible for finance, legal, marketing, operations, HR, IT, cocktails and wines.
Founder and company director.
Emissary Consulting delivered creative web strategies principally in marketing and ecommerce that improved business performance to clients in the EMEA territory.
Senior eBusiness Consultant/Principle Design Consultant.
The Internet Applications Group was a provider of Internet-enabled business process solutions to blue chip companies. In 2001 it was bought out and rebranded as PeopleCube, a specialist HR solution provider.
Later acquired by Serena Software, Inc: It was the largest company solely focused on managing change in the IT environment, committed to helping customers transform change into bottom-line efficiencies.
Mondex International is a high-technology company specialising in the development, marketing, sales and implementation of ‘smart card’ (contactless) products and services, e.g. Oyster & Electronic Cash. Acquired by MasterCard.
Producer, Hallowe’en Horrors. Voluntary.
Voluntary position for English Heritage, overseeing and coordinating the annual Hallowe’en events which attracted around 2,500 visitors each year. Production management, set design, direction, volunteer management and stage management.
Founder, Live Role Playing & Edutainment Club
After the work at Fools Gold, we raised the bar and staged much greater theatrical and more immersive productions. We also delivered educational entertainment for children’s events organised by the local council. Non-profit.
Information Manager & Business Analyst.
BAeSEMA (now BAe Systems) specialised in the programme management of naval projects in the international community.
Various Roles (See Below).
GEC Marconi Avionics specialised in commercial and military avionics projects. It is now part of BAeSystems.
Organised weekly meets at a local community centre for table-top role-playing games. Also managed live-action role-playing events on a bi-weekly basis. We also ran annual fund-raising events for local charities which had a direct connection to one of our members. Development of the club lead to work on national events with other organisations: