Director of the British Council Venenezuela form August 1999. Born n Shaftesbury, Dorset in 1952. BA Honours in Urban and Regional Planning in 1975, a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and Member of the Institute of Linguists. Planning Officer in local government in the UK, responsible for preparing trategic urban development plans and policies, 1975-1986.
Joined the British Council in 1986 with postings to Mexico, Indonesia, Hong Kong and China.
Historic motor sport enthusiast and collector of motor racing memorabilia.
Married with two children.