Soldier turned internet exec, venture capitalist, and mentor to tech start-ups; a proven record in leadership, strategy, and implementation. Strategic and financial forecasting, project and man management, and pursuasive sales pitching; at home in high pressure environments, an excellent communicator, and a natural team leader.
CTO of two succesful tech start ups; Betfair.com (now Paddy Power Betfair plc on the FTSE100) and uSwitch.com), and Managing Director of a third; Fun Technologies (acquired by Libery Media and now integrated into the Game Show Network).
Over 20 years spent in the British army and then as a security consultant; a broad range of knowledge in varied specialist subjects, having worked for DERA (now Quinetiq), Aegis Defence, Trident Maritime and others.
Paragliding, skiing, diving, climbing, skydiving, triathlon, parenting, DIY, military history, UI design, AI, and making money... (in no particular order).