About Me

My objective is to use my technical skills and management experience to help companies in the hi-tech industry fix, change, or improve their engineering process and development. I like to be challenged and continuously learning. I specialise in building, leading and motivating high performing technical teams through my personal management style and ability to identify and develop talent.


Key Skills
  • Professional management style and engaging leadership attributes
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with high emotional intelligence
  • Exceptional organisational and planning skills, including strategic planning, SWOT analysis, risk management, environmental scanning and project management
  • Excellent understanding of Agile Project Management, including successfully introducing or refining Agile based development processes in several roles in a variety of industries
  • Excellent team creation, building and development skills
  • Exceptional ability to identify, develop and motivate talented people
  • Extensive experience across a wide variety of industries from embedded development and silicon to WebAPI and high power industrial control
  • Extensive experience in designing, documenting and introducing quality firmware development and test procedures and methodologies, including Agile software development, test driven development, code branching strategies and defect management
  • Extensive computer programming experience using C and assembly languages, PHP, HTML, CSS, MySQL and Python scripting language, also some experience with PERL, and VBScript
  • Experience with embedded systems design and development
  • Impeccable document and diagram design skills
  • Experience with prototype fabrication for various projects, including soldering, PCB fabrication, plastic and metal casing construction
  • Instrumentation design and construction for a range of environments



(MEng) – Master of Electronic Engineering, University of Hull, 2000
(DipEng) – Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental and Ecological Electronic Engineering,
(BEng, Hons) – Bachelor of Electronic Engineering, University of Hull 1994


Psychology, painting, reading, playing the guitar, playing soccer, designing logos/websites, table-tennis, golf, tramping, running, cycling, card tricks and gadgets. Built home automation projects for RFID Cat-flap, remote controlled Home Alarm, Remote Garage Door operation, Beer Fermenter controller, PID controlled Coffee Roaster, Large Screen Cricket Score Board, all using ARDUINO and RASPBERRY PI and peripherals.

Work History – Summary

Principal Continual Services Improvement Manager – Computer Concepts Ltd
Strategy (Nov 2018 – ongoing)

Business Development ManagerVirscient Ltd
Sales Department (May 2018 – ongoing)

Director of EngineeringARANZ Medical
Engineering Department (May 2017 – Mar 2018)

Controls Team LeaderCavotec MoorMaster
Controls Department (Sep 2014 – Apr 2017)

Senior ManagerSamsung (Cambridge UK)
Radio Firmware Group (Jun 2011 – Apr 2014)

Principle Engineer – WhisperTech Ltd
Electronics and Software Department (Jan 2009 – Apr 2011)

Software Department ManagerAllied Telesis
Software Department (Mar 2006 – Dec 2008)
Software Team ManagerAllied Telesis
Software Department (Dec 2004 – Mar 2006)
Senior Software Engineer/Software Group LeaderAllied Telesis
Software Department (Jul 2001 – Dec 2004)

Research & Development EngineerLincoln Ventures
Lincoln Technology Group (Feb 1996 – Apr 2001)