About Me

I'm from the UK and I've been an IT professional for nearly eight years. I spent a few years living and working in London and in 2017 I moved to Vancouver, Canada.

In my spare time, I enjoy rock climbing, snowboarding, playing guitar and working on my car.

Employment History

Freelance Contractor

Vancouver, Canada; July 2017 - present
As DevOps Engineer, I manage a cloud-first IT Infrastructure and write and deploy code to make businesses run smoother.

As a full-stack developer I also develop and support public facing IT platforms. For example e-commerce and blog templates, business websites and custom business applications.

As an IT consultant I specify IT systems, policies and solutions to help businesses run better.

Infrastructure Consultant | Codestone Solutions

London, UK; August 2014 - March 2017

As an Infrastructure Consultant I was the lead on new infrastructure and infrastructure refresh projects. I designed and implemented complex solutions for businesses ranging from ten to three-hundred employees.

My areas of speciality were Office 365 migrations, network infrastructure and network security, and infrastructure solutions for SAP Business One on SAP HANA.
I also worked extensively with Windows Server, VMware vSphere, Citrix XenDesktop and EMC VNX.

Senior Infrastructure Support Technician | Codestone Solutions (Secondment to Virgin Management Ltd)

London, UK; May 2013 - August 2014

I relocated to London on secondment to Virgin Management, the head office of Richard Branson's Virgin Group. This role made me the primary point of contact for the client, based at the client's head office. I also coordinated the teams in New York and Geneva, and worked with the support and account management teams at the Codestone head office to ensure the client recieved the best level service.

Support Technician | Codestone Solutions

Poole, UK; October 2012 - May 2013

Worked on a helpdesk providing IT support to primarily small to medium businesses, with some larger enterprise customers.

Support Technician | Poundbury Systems

Dorchester, UK; June 2010 - October 2012

Worked on a small team primarily doing support (both helpdesk and site visits). Poundbury Systems provide IT systems and telephony for small businesses, as well as being a small scale ISP.


All Saints C of E School

Weymouth, UK; 2005 - 2006
9 GCSEs all A - B grade, including English, Maths and Science

The Thomas Hardye School

Dorchester, UK; 2006 - 2008
AS level - Maths, Physics, Photography and General Studies
A2 level - Computing and Music Technology