Appointed MD of Porsche GB at the age of 32. His team rebuilt a business close to bankruptcy and created the UK’s most profitable car company. Moved to BMW as UK MD and led the company to 4 years of record growth and a 500% increase in profitability. He was recognised as one of the ‘top 40 leaders under 40’ in the UK.In 2000 founded a dotcom which quickly become the market leader for automotive e-commerce. Concurrently CEO of EurotaxGlass’s where his team integrated 30 businesses to create a world leader in electronic data before leading a €500 million sale of the company. Now Chairman to a number of companies, one of which won the ‘UK FastTrack Award’ as the best investment of 2011. Has played international cricket, celebrated his 40th birthday climbing on Mount Everest, has walked to both the North and South Poles and climbed some of the world’s highest mountains in aid of cancer research.