A successful Financier, Chairman and Director, and active investor. He has invested in many companies and also helped them raise large amounts of capital from Private Equity funds, pre-IPO investors, and Institutional Investors (through IPOs and reversals into cash shells). Chairman of Heropreneurs, an organisation formed to help ex servicemen and women get into business. Non-Executive Director of RWS Group plc, one of the world's largest translation companies. A keen supporter of encouraging entrepreneurialism in further education.