After half a lifetime working as a scientist in electronics. telecommunications and IT and
as a consultant/manager and finally as a main board director at Logica
plc., decided upon a plural career. At Logica, at various times, was
responsible for the communications and electronics business sector in the
UK, businesses in Asia and various vertical lines of business internationally.
Co-founded Cable London plc, now part of Virgin Media plc.
On leaving Logica in 1984, became an independent director of the
Guardian Media Group plc., Guardian News and Media Ltd, also appointed a
non-executive director of the NASDAQ quoted Integrated Micro Products
Inc., chairman of the venture capital backed Language Line (a telephone
interpreting business) and several other technology companies in the UK
and the US. Undertook strategic consultancy for the Guardian, Cable and
Wireless, Britain Airways, Mitsui, Reuters, AT&T and other
international corporations. Was also appointed chairman and trustee of
the international NGO Integrity Action.
Currently, senior independent director of Baronsmead VCT 3, a
venture capital company and a trustee and director of Medical Aid for
Palestinians. Undertake consultancy work for the Chinese
Ministry of Industry and am
closely involved in various activities in the Middle East.
VCT 3 plc
(Senior Independent Director)
capital trust investing in small, established businesses.
Medical Aid for Palestinians
Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) working for the health and dignity of Palestinians
living under occupation and as refugees. It
is based in London, Beirut, Ramallah and Gaza.
Formerly independent director of
Guardian Media Group plc
Guardian News and
- formerly Tiri (Chairman and
Language Line Ltd (Chairman ) (now part of Language
Line Services inc)
Integrated Micro Products plc (now part of Oracle)
Cable London Ltd (founder)
(now part of Virgin Media plc)
and a number of other companies
executive director of
Logica plc (now
part of CGI)
Logica UK Ltd
Speedwing Logica (now part of British Airways)
Jardine Logica (Hong Kong)
Logicasiel Spa (now part of Almaviva)
and various other companies