Key Positions

2016-2017 : McBee Technical Consultants

2010-2015 : Family Break

2008-2010 : Senior Software Engineer – Symantec, Belgium Worked on de-duplicated network backup application storing very large quantities of data. Identifying and resolving technical issues on customer installations,

2001-2008 : Research Engineer, Alcatel Lucent Designing and realising “blue sky” development projects, also project management, funding proposals, and so on.

1995-2000 : Lead Design Engineer for Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Designed and project managed audio communications systems for redevelopment of Royal Opera House, which were installed in 2000 and have run continuously since.

Previous Positions : Project Engineer at Philip Drake Electronics, Test Development at Soundcraft Electronics, Royal Air Force


2018 : Applied Data Science with Python (University of Michigan / Coursera)

Online course to do with Machine Learning and Data Science. Syllabus:

  • Introduction To Data Science in Python (Jan 2018, 97%)
  • Applied Plotting, Charting & Data Representation in Python (Feb 2018, 100%)
  • Applied Machine Learning in Python (starting March 2018)
  • Applied Text Mining in Python (starting April 2018)
  • Applied Social Network Analysis in Python (starting May 2018)

(Link to course syllabus)

2000-2001 : Diploma in Computing, Open University

Two year distance learning diploma, covering :

  • object oriented programming (Smalltalk, Java)
  • UML
  • Network programming
  • Concurrent systems
  • General software engineering (usability, complexity analysis, etc)

1984-1986 : Higher National Diploma in Electronics and Computer Engineering, University of Bedfordshire  (Distinction)

1981-1982 : Junior Technician, Royal Air Force