holds a degree in Politics from Warwick university, a Cambridge DELTA and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is a freelance English language teaching consultant, teacher educator and writer based in the UK. He has worked in the field since 1981 in over 30 countries for the British Council, ministries of education and international publishers. In 2020, his projects have included working on approaches to the digital provision of ELT during Covid-19 in fragile locations, and delivering a large-scale professional development programme online for the British Council. He is one of the founders of ELT Footprint, a 2020 ELTon winner.