Degree in Biology from Queen Elizabeth College (University of London)
PhD in (Experimental Pathology) (Autoimmune Diseases) from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School
Research into Fish Diseases/Fish Immunology at MAFF Fish Diseases Laboratory, Weymouth
Research in Fish Immunology/Fish Vaccines University of Tromso, Norway
Established first company (Aquaculture Vaccines Ltd) to research and develop vaccines for farmed fish
Director of Research/Discovery of the Aquaculture Division of Schering Plough Inc (following acquisition of AVL by Schering Plough)
Currently Managing Director of Tethys Aquaculture Ltd, an 'Impact Company' advising on aquatic animal health research and proding a link between academia and and the aquaculture industry.