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Curriculum Vitae



Nationality: British




May 1986 elected to The Worshipful Company of Cooks

May 1986 elected to The Craft Guild of Chefs and entitled to use the designatory letters MCFA (CG)

Member Chartered Management Institute, MCMI  


    Chartered Management Institute & Bexley College

Level 4 NVQ in Management (MC14)

Member Chartered Management Institute, MCMI

website address


    Open University

S194 Introducing Astronomy, 2004

MU120 Open Mathematics, 2003

T171 You, Your computer and the Net, 2002 

Open University website is at


    Greenwich Community College 

Sage 50, an short introduction, November 2013, 

Integrated Business Technology Level 2  September 2000/January 2001

Web Development (Locn 1 & 2)  September/December 2000

Fast Track Computing (Locn 1 & 2)  May/June 2000

Introduction to Counselling (Locn 1 & 2)  January/March 2000

Greenwich Community College web site is @ 


    Weston-Super-Mare Technical College

May/June 1975 City & Guilds:

706/2 The Certificate in Cookery for the Catering Industry (Credit)

707/1 The Food Service Certificate (Credit)

717 The Alcoholic Beverages Certificate (Pass)

The Food and Hygiene Certificate


    Guildford Technical College

May/June 1970 City & Guilds

Mechanical Engineering  (Pass)



First Aid Appointed person. 2004

Provided by Bexley College and WASP

(Welling Alcohol Service Provision)


Volunteers and the Law: Payment and Perks.  2003

Provided by Bexley Voluntary Service Council

(one day course)


Disciple & Grievance Handling Workshop.  2003

Provided by ACAS Training and Bexley Voluntary Service Council

(one day course)


The Human Rights Act 1998  Implications for Voluntary Service.  2003

Provided by the British Institute of Human Rights

(One day course)


Disability Awareness Training.  2002

Day One: The DDA and the requirements for Service Providers and Employers


Bexley community Accountancy Project  Treasurers Training.  2001

(Business & Financial Planning, Budget, Cash flow Forecast & Variance Report)



Chef De Cuisine

Twenty-five years in the Catering Industry.

The Last Five years contracting out to businesses. BZW, Lloyds, Texaco and Shell. 

Prior to that working in four and five star Hotels, on a Private Yacht and in various Restaurants in and around London.



1964 - 1969 Tidworth Down Secondary Modern (known now as Castle Down).

"O" Level:

Art, Geography, History, Rural Studies and English Lit. 


Art, Geography, History, Math's, English and Rural Studies. 



May 1986 elected to The Worshipful Company of Cooks

May 1986 elected to The Craft Guild of Chefs and entitled to use the designatory letters MCFA (CG)

Their web site is  



I was Co-founder, Trustee, Executive committee member and Treasurer of a Charity I initiate called WASP  (Welling Alcohol Service Provision). 

In 2002, I secured funding from the community fund (Lottery) of £41,578. 

In 2003 The community fund provided a further £208,634 for three years. 

In 2006 Tudor Trust awarded WASP £120,000 for three years. 

The charity opened it's doors on 6 September 2002. The official opening took place on Tuesday 19 November 2002.   


I did help with a group of youngsters called Greenwich Young Voices. I helped write their constitution and all policies. We used to meet every second Tuesday evening.  



I have designed Web pages for 



I enjoy all gardening, reading, painting in watercolours and oils and of course radio 4

I am a member of Surrey Cricket club and with time permitting, enjoy all cricket matches.