1965-1969 BA (Hons) Metallurgy, St Catherines College, Oxford
1969-1971 Rio Tinto Group/Imperial Smelting, Avonmouth. Coordination of Research and Market Development for new Zn applications
1971-1974 Rio Tinto Group/RTZ Aluminium, London. Commercial Manager. Supply of Rio Tinto share of alumina, and marketing of Al from Anglesey Aluminium.
1974-1992 Gerald Metals, (London 3yrs, Switzerland 15yrs). Vice Pres. International Trading of Al, Alumina, Mg, Si, (PrimaryAl ~80% of the business)
1992-1996 Sural Group. Head of International Division based in London. Production & Marketing of Al rod
1996-1998 Trafigura, Switzerland. Al Trading
1999-Present Viohalco Group (semis in Steel, Al, Cu, & cables). MD of UK Marketing company 5 yrs, Board member Bridgnorth Al, now primary metals advisor to HQ.
1978-Present Expert Witness activities in Litigations, Arbitrations, & Dispute Resolution in raw materials disputes on commercial matters
Additional Qualifications, Activities, Memberships since leaving Oxford:
MA, Various courses at Inst of Marketing London, IMD Business School Lausanne, IOM3, Cardiff Uni Law School Diploma for Expert Witnesses, Member Expert Witness Inst., Inst of Directors.
During about 35 years in the business he has had extensive dealings and hedging on the London Metal Exchange, with banks dealing in Trade Finance, with shipping & chartering, and travelled widely.