Business and Data Analysis in both public sector and commercial. Experience with a range of business analysis and data visualisation tools such as Microsoft Power BI.
Teaching in Higher Education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Experienced course leader, external examiner and working with business on Knowledge Transfer Projects (KTPs) and project evaluations.
Requirements analysis, designing system architectures, workflows and process mapping. More than 8 years of experience of writing specifications and troubleshooting on HL7 integration projects using Mirth Connect.
Leading cloud deployment projects to launch Windows based applications and databases on Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services cloud platforms. Production of cost estimates, resource requirements and system architecture designs.
Web Design & UI
Working with clients to develop a range of websites, including corporate, portfolio and e-commerce websites. Expertise in domain registration, web hosting (cPanel and Plesk), mySQL, e-mail account management and SSL encryption.
Development & CMS
Deploying Content Management Systems (CMS) and Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as WordPress, Drupal and Moodle. Using plugins, modules and APIs to add functionality. Applying pedagogic principles to develop course content on Moodle.
White hat Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) to improve website rankings using on and off page optimisations. Tracking and reporting of website performance using Keyword tracking, Google Analysis, Google Data Studio.
Keen photographer with a passion for landscape photography, particularly if it involves the coastline or climbing a mountain. Favourite locations include the Jurassic Coast and Iceland.
Experience and Education
External Examiner – Sheffield Hallum University (2013 – 2019)
Senior Lecturer & Course Leader – Solent University (2010 – To Present)
Systems and Integration Analyst – TrakGene Pty Ltd. (2010 – To Present)
Company Director – iBox Solutions (2009 – To Present)
IT Manager – Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust (2007 – 2010)
Associate Lecturer – Solent University (2006 – 2010)
IT Analyst & System Developer – Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust (2004 – 2007)
Other Jobs – Temporary / part time administrative and sales positions. (2001 – 2004)
QA Course (2016): Microsoft Azure Infrastructure & Deployment
Google Analytics Certified (2012): Google Analytics Individual Qualification
PGc (2011): Education, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
MSc (2010): Business Information Technology (Distinction)
BA Hons Degree (2005): Business with E-commerce (First Class Honors)
3 A-levels (2001): Information Technology (B), Business Studies (A) and Geography (B).
9 GCSE’s (1999): English (B), Mathematics (B), French (B), Double Science (BB), Media Studies (A), History (B), Geography (A), Design Technology & Business Studies (B).