I was born in
England and have had a successful life working in teaching, in
multi-national IT, in supporting entrepreneurs and as an international consultant
helping to establish entrepreneurial support organisations in Europe and the
I have combined my
work with an extensive media career including appearing on business programmes
for BBC, airline in-flight programmes, national CDs, videos and foreign media.
This has resulted in a number of published articles and my first book was published by Bookboon in early 2013.
I am particularly
passionate about the need for entrepreneurship in the 21st century
and the failure of the education system to foster the necessary skills. I regularly
speak at conferences, business meetings and universities in order to promote
My passion for all of the areas I work in comes from a lifetime of practical experience rather than from
I now live in
Antalya, Turkey from where I continue to work locally and internationally.