My Distant Past


Awards and Articles

  • Awards for Outstanding University Project Work and Presenting (1993)
  • ​Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Presenting Awards (1993)
  • Newspaper Wizard Article on Presentation Skills Competition (1993)
  • ​Graduate Trainee Newsletter Article at GEC (1994)
  • ​Today Newspaper Comments on the UK Chancellor's Budget (1994)


My Recent Past
Information Technology Security

  • ​Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) Certificate (1997)
  • Compaq Accredited Systems Engineer (Hardware) Certificate (1999)
  • Windows Deployment and Roll-out the Barrel Magazine Articles Published (2000)
  • RealSecure Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) Certificate (2002)
  • British Computer Society (BCS) Membership Certificate (2005)
  • ​PKI Training Certificates I Gave to Muppets (2006)
  • Smart Card Management Systems (ActivIdentity / HIDGlobal) Certificate (2006)
  • nCipher nShield Certified Systems Engineer (nCSE) Certificate (2006)
  • Press Release when Joining Oxford Computer Group (2007)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certificate (2015)
  • PKI Training Certificate I Received from a Muppet (2018)


My Present and Future

  • Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) Newspaper Article (2017)
  • International Trauma Care Conference Presenting Certificate and Paraphernalia (2018)
  • NHS / University Research (ROWTATE) Trauma Survivors Returning to Work (2019)
  • Brain Trauma Patient Discharge Advice Note I Wrote for the NHS (2019)
  • Beth Johnson Foundation Tech Buddy (2020)
  • Trauma Case Study Participation with AfterTrauma, BrainLine, Headway and the Centre for Trauma Sciences (2020)
  • Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC) Shop Warehouse Sorting and Tribute (2020)
  • During the pandemic I was unable to directly support people in my tech buddy role, so I devised other approaches to help people manage their passwords (2021)


  • From what we get we can make a living, from what we give we can make a life           (Arthur Ashe)
  • Volunteers don't get paid - not because they're worthless, but because they're priceless (Sherry Anderson)
  • Altruism rocks (Me :-)