Was educated mostly in the UK,
He started his carrier in the Royal Engineer's Regiment of the British Army.
Since then specializing in turbines from the early 1980's on he has been involved in various engineering projects around the world for a number of major global companies.
He has had a number of books and articles published over the years mostly industry related but has also has been published before in this field with books published by Model Art of Japan.
He is a collector of World War II Militaria and has also accumulated a large collection of original period photographs on this subject matter.
His interests are centred around World War II history in general, specializing in the vehicles both soft skin and armoured as used by the German and Japanese armed forces during the conflict.
As he now approaches retirement employed as a Project Development Manager by Europe's major Turbine manufacturer he looks forward to devoting more time to his interests including writing many more books based upon this subject matter.