1996-1999  Bachelor of Science (Honours), Biochemistry

School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, UK

Dissertation: The cloning and expression of a gene for gentisate 1,2-dioxygenase


2014-2020  Operations Manager, Harringford (Znz) Limited (The Safari Blue), Zanzibar, Tanzania

  • Overall coordination of operations at the Chukwani office
  • Stock management, repairs, kitchen operations, maintenance, vehicles and loading, purchasing, accounts
  • Management of bookings process, quality control, and acting CEO responsibility while the director was on leave

2011-2014  Instructor/Manager, The Zanzibar Dive Centre One Ocean Limited, Zanzibar, Tanzania

  • Instruction of students at all levels of scuba diving from entry level to divemaster
  • Management of staff across the dive operation and checking compliance with company procedures
  • Management of purchasing, inventory and maintenance of boats
  • Handling email and telephone enquiries/bookings from clients and tour operators
  • Central point of contact for logistics involving centres located in Matemwe and Kiwengwa

2010-2010  Data Management Contractor, AstraZeneca, Cheshire, UK

  • Review of clinical data standards, data validation specifications, data extraction specifications and development of data transmission agreements for clinical studies within the oncology therapeutic area
  • Liaison with offshore data management centre to ensure project timelines were met

2010-2010  Contract Document Controller, Oliver Valvetek, Cheshire, UK

  • Identification of key points and production of signature graphs from valve testing data
  • Responsible for completion of documentation for each valve build
  • Liaison with suppliers to chase missing documentation for specific valve parts
  • Scanning and indexing of documentation collated for each valve build

2009-2010  SCUBA Diving Internship, Mermaids Dive Centre, Pattaya, Thailand

  • Instruction of students at all levels of SCUBA diving from entry level to instructor
  • Qualified to administer oxygen in the event of diving accidents (Divers Alert Network)
  • Qualified to administer on-site neurological assessments for divers (Divers Alert Network)

2005-2008  Data Management Technology Analyst, AstraZeneca, Cheshire, UK

  • Edit check programming to highlight data discrepancies, including ad hoc listings
  • Handing of external laboratory data – loading to, and extraction from the database
  • Liaison with vendors to agree methods of secure transfer of confidential information
  • Database set-up, including on-line data check production
  • Coordination/completion of clinical database technical verification and user acceptance testing
  • Development, maintenance and version control of corporate, therapy are and project data standards


  • Logistics management, Operations management, Project management, Data management, Change management, Proof-reading, Risk assessment & management
  • Proficient in the full MS Office 365 suite of programs
  • Competent with the use of SAS and IBM mainframe systems and databases
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Lightroom, Illustrator and Photoshop, GNU Image Manipulation Program and Canva
  • Full, clean UK driving license
  • Full, clean Zanzibar driving license

SCUBA DIVING QUALIFICATIONS (* denotes currently non-teaching status)

  • IDC Staff Instructor*
  • Emergency First Response Instructor*
  • Enriched Air Instructor*
  • Wreck Instructor*
  • Deep Instructor*
  • Search and Recovery Instructor*
  • Underwater Navigation Instructor*
  • Tec Gas Blender Enriched Air
  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer*
  • Open Water Scuba Instructor*
  • Coral Reef Conservation Instructor*
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor*
  • Project AWARE Instructor*
  • Divemaster*
  • Master Scuba Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Emergency Responder – CPR/AED/First Aid
  • Enriched Air Diver
  • Full Face Mask Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Search and Recovery Diver
  • Underwater Navigator
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • National Geographic Open Water Diver
  • D.A.N Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • D.A.N. Onsite Neurological Assessments for Divers
  • D.A.N. Hazardous Marine Life Injuries