‚ÄčThis Page isn't a CV / Resume...
... but here's a flavour of what it might have contained.

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) expertise on Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS), experienced with Entrust Datacard and Verizon UniCERT products

Hardware Security Module (HSM) expertise with Thales / nCipher products, experienced with Gemalto / SafeNet products

Smart card management system expertise with Microsoft FIM CM (formerly CLM), very strong skills in Intercede MyID and HID ActivID (formerly ActivIdentity CMS)

Extensive Windows Server and Active Directory (AD) experience

Wi-Fi network security expertise with WPA2 and EAP-TLS

Expertise in two factor authentication with smart cards and experience of RSA SecurID

Key Signing Ceremony (KSC) directing and document authoring expertise

Developed solutions incorporating "managed PKI services", such as Symmantec (formerly VeriSign) managed PKI

Technical authoring expertise at all levels of design and engineering, including writing vendor white papers - see my
Documentation page

Substantial experience of delivering PKI subject matter presentations, such as for Microsoft at TechEd EMEA in Barcelona - see

Authored Certification Practice Statement (CPS) and Certificate Policy (CP) documents - I was very familiar with the policy / governance documents which typically accompany PKI solutions

Authored tScheme approval profiles for applicants successful in gaining tScheme approved PKI service

Led / delivered PKI solutions for the UK military, national / local government institutions, FTSE100 businesses and European banks

IT project management and IT department management experience

Very good at explaining technical matters to a non-technical audience, e.g. stakeholders

Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions architect trained


  • UK Government Security Check (SC) cleared until 22nd July 2022
  • Disclosure Scotland (Basic) issued on 26th June 2018


  • BEng (Hons) Computer-Aided Engineering (First Class)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

My favourite professional quote: "CAs are easy - PKI is hard"