Former research scientist and author in cognition, information theory, biologically inspired computation; later a business strategist for the BT Group. Consultant to industry and government clients in telecommunications, defence and police -- in areas as diverse as organizational communication, ground-based air defence, corporate venturing, derivatives strategies and mergers & acquisitions. Private investor with nearly three decades of experience.
Currently an entrepreneur and publisher in online health and mental health, finance and investment, with some software development thrown in.
Headhunted by folks ranging from the Carlyle Group to a smallish tech company in need of a CTO; declined a takeover bid for one of company's web operations from a NASDAQ-listed tech firm. Theme: staying independent...and enjoying it.
British Marshall Scholar, Gifford Research Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, black belt, general goofball.
Educational background in mathematics, philosophy of mind & cognitive science, and counselling & psychotherapy.