Born and mostly raised in Birmingham, UK I attended Handsworth Wood Boys School, before entering Warley College of Technology, Finaly finishing at North Birmingham Polytechnich leaving with a hard earned HNC in Architectural Studies.

The early years were gounded in Architectural Offices, working in a multi assortment of practice styles and work types from domestic, Industrial, Hotel, to commercial, working on both Refurb and New work.

But in the early 80's a move promted by one of the many recessions , into the manufacturing sector in particular roofing, proved a posative move, ending up with a 14 year stint with the Dow Chemical Company specialising in Styrofoam insulation and it's aplication within the construction industry across the globe.

Thus began a 14 year comitment to the insulation industry, and a globe trotting lifestyle developing new products and assiting in many problems and design issues.

It was here my presentation style was developed, researching teaching methods, and defining an approach that both entertained, yet informed,