BA (Hons) Architectural Studies University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) University of Newcastle upon Tyne

RIBA Chartered & ARB registered Architect;
RIBA Client Design Adviser
Member of the Association of Project Safety. Past Secretary and Chairman, Northumbria Branch RIBA, past Chairman RIBA North President; Northern Architectural Association.
RIBA representative on Newcastle Conservation Advisory Panel & Historic Environment Advisory Panel.

Non Executive Director, NHS Acute, Primary and Strategic organisations 1996 to 2013
Chair of Strategic Partnership Board, Newcastle & North Tyneside LIFT Co.

North East Chamber of Commerce : chair, Newcastle & Gateshead Committee and Council member;
Director of Newcastle Business Improvement District Company, NE1.
Graduate of Common Purpose
Senator, Junior Chamber International. Fellow of Royal Society for Encouragement of Arts. Manufacturers and Commerce,