Year of Birth: 1950
Occupation: Insurance broker
Languages: English, (French)
Expert since: 1985
National Expert Organisation: member of Expert Committee of the Royal Philatelic Society (since 1985).
Personal Reference Collections: Great Britain; 19th century Perkins, Bacon issues of all countries; Various South and Central American countries
Personal Forgeries Collections: Worldwide collection, especially British Empire and South and Central America.
Current Areas of Specialisation: Stamps of Great Britain 1840-1971; Perkins Bacon issues of the British Empire 1848-1883
Type of Expert: Individual member of an Expert Committee, whereby the Committee issues collective opinions, but the individual committee members do not issue certificates.
Major FIP Exhibition Awards: Great Britain Revenue Stamps, College Stamps of Oxford & Cambridge (G)
Main Publications: Great Britain - The Stamps of the Circular Delivery Companies and Their Forgeries; various other publications.
Membership: Royal Philatelic Society London; Great Britain Philatelic Society; Collectors Club New York; American Philatelic Society; numerous Societies and Study Circles
Offices Held: President of Royal Philatelic Society London (since 2005); Council member of Royal Philatelic Society London (since 1986); Director of Expert Committee of the Royal Philatelic Society; Past President of Great Britain Philatelic Society; Vice-Chairman of Cinderella Stamp Club.
Recognition: Roll of Distinguished Philatelists (2003)
Philatelic Judging: FIP-accredited judge (Traditional class).
Numerous displays and lectures to Societies.