Scottish culture, World cultures; Engineering Science
Strathclyde University, Glasgow, BSc with Honours and Meritorious Standard, 1985
Cranfield University, Midlands, Business Management Company Certificate, MBA, 1986
Institute of Marine Engineers, London, Member Qualification. 1987
Chartered Engineering Council, London, Chartered Engineer, 1987
Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London, Member Qualification, 1992
Singapore Ministry of Education and Cambridge University, Diploma in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 2010.
Govan Shipbuilders (09/1978 – 01/1990) – development to Chief Engineer
Gibson Group Limited ( 01/1990 – 05/1995) – General Engineer
Vivendi / EDF , Paris ( 05/1995 – 05/1999) – Power Plant Specialist to Board of Directors
Hamilton Gibson Limited, Glasgow ( 05/1999 – 05/2005) – Projects Director
Technip Geoproduction, Kuala Lumpur ( 05/2005 – 09/2010) – Engineering Manager, Project Manager and Risk Manager
Independent, Beijing (09/2010 – 09/2011) – Developer of Renewable Energy
UCAS, Beijing (09/2011 – present) – Professor Language Department
Reading, writing, listening and speaking, Also cultural understanding.
Papers published and awards
• Future Energy developments Waste to Energy. International Energy Conference 1999
• Most efficient Combined Heat and Power Plant exporting more than 50MWe to grid 1996 awarded by CHPA and UK Government. Given the position of Power Plant specialist by EDF/ Vivendi 1995.
Other published works particular to Engineering design and Institute training.