I was raised in Mt Hawthorn and have resided in Mt Pleasant with my wife and two children for more than 31 years. I was educated at Perth Modern School and the University of WA, graduating with qualifications of Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Hons) and Masters of Business Administration.
I have worked as an Engineer for Telecom Australia for 17 years, including positions as a Corporate Business Planner and Finance Manager. For the past 24 years I have worked in private enterprise as a Telecommunications Consulting Engineer and have also held sessional lecturing positions in Engineering at the University of WA and Curtin University.
My community involvement included positions of Coordinator, Treasurer and Secretary of the Bluegum Montessori School and Treasurer of the Wesley College Parents & Friends.
My interests include financial investment, walking, playing hockey and golf, and spending time and holidays with my family.