He was most recently Founder & CEO at Aviation Skills Partnership, having created the organisation in January 2013. Prior to that he was at City & Guilds / ILM Group as a Director creating a new 'direct to business' subsidiary. Prior to this, he created and was then Director of the Training Academy at Flybe - considered by many to be a nationally significant Academy. A GoSkills Board Member/Chairman of the GoSkills Aviation Industry Board, he also established and chaired the Exeter & Heart of Devon Employment and Skills Board.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) and of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and a winner of the RAeS Alan Marsh Award. He is a Founding Fellow of the Leadership Fellows of the House of St George at Windsor Castle and a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers.