Graduated from Brighton University with a BA Hons in Fine Art after which he started his career in the wine trade working for Oddbins in branches in Bristol and Devon. After 5 years with Oddbins he travelled to Australia to work for Leasingham Wines in the Clare Valley to work a vintage. On return he worked for Reid Wines before starting with Maisons, Marques et Domaines (5 years) Then after a year with Peter Lehmann Wines joined Hatch Mansfield in August 2006 to cover the Independent Retail Trade in the south east.
Loud bike, loud guitars – even louder kids!!