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Academic qualifications:

  • MSc, Psychology, University of Leicester, (2005)

  • PG Dip., Employment Law and Practice (with Merit), Robert Gordon’s University, (2010)

  • BA Degree, Open University, (1992)

  • Diploma in Management Studies, Birmingham Polytechnic, (1991)

Professional qualifications and certifications:

  • EFPA (European Federation of Psychological Associations) Test User certificates, (2014) (BPS reg. no. 207783)

  • Counselling & Psychotherapy in Scotland Association (COSCA) Certificate in counselling skills

  • Counselling Tutor Certificate (BACP) in Online and Telephone Counselling (2023)

  • PVG membership no. 1208 2796 9740 0369

  • Occupational Testing (Personality & Ability), SHL, (1996)

  • Lloyds Register, LRQA Lead Assessor, (1996)

Professional/statutory body memberships:

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD) (2007)

Student member of Counseling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA), (2022)


Jun 2018 to date:  Freelance Consultant - ongoing work activities include:

  • Reproducing policies and procedures for a government department in the Middle East based upon revised labour law.

  • Reviewing online training system (using LMS) for delivery of BPS (British Psychological Society) certification for occupational purposes.

  • Produced competency framework for a renowned UK high-performance car manufacturer.

  • Mentoring HR Manager for UK Govt. department on behalf of CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development).

Nov 2015 - Jul 2018 Consultant People Growth & Strategy Department, Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA)

Aug 2011 - Oct 2015 - short term contracts working across the Middle East, sub-continent, SE Asia and Far East as People Management Consultant

Jun 2007 - Aug 2011 Ericsson (KSA) (telecoms industry) Vice President HR & Organisation

Mar 1996 - May 2007  Freelance Consultant, Middle East, Africa, Sub-Continent, Iran

Oct 1987 - Feb 1996 Royal Automobile Club (RAC) Head of Operations Training

May 1965 - Jun 1988  British Army (Royal Signals)​

  • Final position as Training Officer (Home Defence) Scotland, N. Ireland.

  • Previous operational roles N. Ireland, Security Services, Cyprus, Germany, Denmark, etc.

  • Exemplary record.

IT Consulting

Current Interests - Developing personal skills in counselling and psychotherapy.

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