I was born in Tunbridge Wells and brought up in Kent. My work experience has mostly been with hydrocarbons, primarily with Shell. I feel very lucky to have worked in a variety of countries and cultures and with people from differing disciplines, backgrounds and levels of seniority. My wife and I have two adult sons and are Guardians to a little lad who joyfully attends the school. We moved to Petersfield a few years ago and love the town and just about everything in and around it. We have family and friends dottted around our lovely planet and like to spend as much time with them as we can. I find most things interesting but science, art, music, sport, travel and history are especially absorbing.