Discovered his passion for Violin Making in 1980.
Studied under Miranda Green, Malcolm Siddal and Terry McCool at the Welsh School of Violin Making in 1980, graduating with a Diploma of Merit in 1983.
2 years of self-employment in Cardiff followed by 6 years in Edinburgh repairing and restoring Double Basses (including a variety of repair work on violins, cellos and basses for local violin maker Gordon Stevenson). Moved to Germany in 1991 to work for Tobias Festl in his World of Basses shop in Reutlingen.
In 2011, after 20 years working at World of Basses, decided to leave the company and become full-time self-employed, allowing more time to dedicate himself to the making of Double Basses. Continues to restore and repair as much as possible.