have held senior roles in educational management since 1982 including
leadership, development work, planning, organisational aspects, personnel
and financial management. I have also project managed EU initiatives including
large telematics project and regional ESF developments. Recently I have
been involved with the coordination of arts projects for the Arts Council England, National Society for Education in Art and Design and Stockport MBC.
am working on a freelance basis for the International Centre for Digital Content Liverpool John Mores University, co-director
of a new media company on Merseyside, PACIFICstream.com and I am an
external examiner and consultant.
In 2000 I held an exhibition of my own work in Liverpool, "Weapons
of War", and in Munich.
I believe I have a commitment to the North West and a full understanding
of the unique problems of the region.
career outline follows below:
recent projects have included:
St Helens Creative Technology Initiative - a 2.5 to 3.5 million
pound arts/multimedia development that is seeking Lottery funding . This
project includes the development of workshops for multimedia, electronic
image generation, electronic publishing, music technology etcetera.
development of a Training Centre for Advertising and Management
for a consortium in the Gulf region based in Bahrain and other development
work for the Ministry of Labour, State of Bahrain.
- a research project under the European Union initiative, Leonardo, looking
at the design of computer interface for distance learning. This project
has a budget of 300,000 euros. and has been developed with a college in
and Visual Studies as a Core Skill for art and design - a trans- Atlantic
project linking institutions in US and Europe addressing issues related
to the teaching of drawing in design via emerging technologies.
- a post graduate EU funded incubator project to support artists in personal
research relating to drawing. This includes exhibition management, residences
and gallery work with a programme of exhibitions in the North West.
have the following experience:
of a new media company on Merseyside involved with web design and distance
into self assessment quality methods (TQM) via the internet for SMEs.
a web site for a national environmental organisation.
e-commerce site for a national mail order company.
and consultancy for Czech TV.
for the Karl English University,
Excursionsim - a project to extend the"experience economy"
via an intuitive graphical interface that is specifically designed for
wireless PDAs allowing for communication using GPRS of detailed information
and databases related to tourism and cultural heritage between mobile
users see, www.digex-eu.com.
- An interactive web site using bespoke tools for the Prague street
paper, Novy Prostor.
responsibility of an annual budget of £1.7 million.
Production of annual business plans which have included financial forecasting,
target setting and action plans since 1990.
Working to monthly financial profiles.
Preparing reports and presented financial information for quarterly performance
and coordinating a wide range of projects.
Proactive in development plans.
Representing the Chief Executive and the institution at development meetings
within Europe and internationally.
Responsibility for the implementation of change at challenging and difficult
with all aspects of personnel management including recruitment procedures
and contracts with the responsibility of up to 45 staff including administration
staff, caretaking, cleaning and academic staff.
Understanding Equal opportunities issues and the need to be proactive
Implementation, monitoring and involvement with staff appraisals for the
last 10 years.
Participation in and conducting processes to achieve Investors In People
Managing staff development and monitoring staff needs.
Understanding the particular needs of the community.
and fund raising
as Development Director with the responsibility for analysis of opportunities,
alternative funding and the development of new work.
Bid authoring including Lottery, EU, research and development.
Success in ESF and ERDF projects in new technology, research, women into
media and radio. With an income of £750,000 within a 12 month period.
Knowledge of ADAPT initiatives and Fifth Framework EU projects. (Currently
with all aspects of MIS including the monitoring of staff records, effectiveness
of resources and efficiency measures.
Involvement with quality assurance processes including self assessment.
Authorship of annual quality and evaluation reports.
Familiarity with internal communications systems for reporting, records
Fully conversant with Excel, Word, QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop, HTML
and Mac OS.
capital expenditure needs analysis for 10 years.
Setting standards for risk assessment, COSHH and related health and safety.
Setting and monitoring cleaning and maintenance requirements.
Fully conversant with computer networks and server applications for internal
use and connectivity to the internet.
Planned and supervised the move of a large department.
Advised and liaised with architects and estates personnel on the requirements
for arts facilities including, CAAD, media facilities, video and sound
studios and photography.
personal interests are as follows:
in the arts
Member of a special project team for the DTI initiative Innovation
NW - distance learning off-line and on-line for SMEs in the NW.
Member of CADE - Computers in Art & Design Education.
Member of European League of Institutes of the Arts.
Many industrial links and contacts within the telematics/multimedia/arts
industry across Europe.
Environmental issues including work for English Nature.
Looking after a Landrover and two acres of Welsh upland.
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1964-69 Birmingham College of Art and Design
DipAD 2:2(Hons.) Fine Art
1969-71 University of Illinois. M.F.A.
1972-87 teaching at Southport College of Art and Design.
1975-76 visiting lecturer at Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa.
1979 elected member of the Visual Arts Panel, Merseyside Arts.
1982 appointed Acting Principal at Southport College of Art and Design.
1983 appointed Head of Art and Design at Southport College of Art and
1985 appointed Chairman, Photography Panel, Merseyside Arts.
1985 elected member of the N.W.R.A.C. Art Panel.
1986 elected N.W. representative on the Council of the Association of
1986 appointed Director of Resources at S.C.A.T.
1987 appointed Head of School of Arts, Media and Design, St. Helens College
1992 elected governor at Birkdale Primary School, Southport
1995 elected judge for the St Helens Open Art exhibition
1996 elected onto the steering group for TELNOW (Telematics NW)
1996 appointed Assistant Development Director at St Helens College
1997 part-time development and DrawLab coordinator, St Helens College
1998 Director, PACIFICstream.com Ltd.
1998 Consultant, International Education Solutions
manager at Southport College
Coordinator Artist Teacher Scheme for the NSEAD (since June 2001)
PACIFICstream.com Ltd and Dynamic Park
Consultant, International Education Solutions
European Curriculum Development 1994-95
Computer Management Committee 1993-97
Equal Opportunities Development 1994-97
Chair of Student Affairs sub-committee 1993-96
College, General Art and Design and Photography. 1991-
British Council. 1997-
Barnet College, Art and Design. 1989 - 90.
Blackburn College of Arts and Technology. 1989 - 90.
South Trafford College of Art and Technology. 1990 - 91.
London College of Fashion. 1989.
University of Lincolnshire and Humberside. 1997 - 01
University of Hertfordshire. 1998 -
Southampton Institute. 2001 -
Arts and Cultural Industries Development Fund. 1997 -
exhibitions from 1973 in the UK, Germany and USA.
Council grant. 1978
U.K./U.S.A. Teaching exchange programme.1975.
Iowa Council for Programmes in the Humanities grant 1976.
Merseyside Arts awards. 1978 and 1979.
West Midlands Arts Association award.1979.
Yorkshire Arts Association awards. 1980.
European Communities Exchange - Greece. 1991
Preparatory visit - Bratislava. 1993
Preparatory visit - Munich. 1996
Preparatory visit - Sabadell, Barcelona. 1996
Council for Europe/ACT Austria Conference on Practice Firms. 1996
Award NCU - Oslo. 1997
Eurasia Online 98 - Almaty, Kazakhstan. 1999
CEDEFOP Study Award, Ancona Italy. 2001
Leonardo Conference IMM University, Bucharest. 2002
in Management, FESC 1985
Managing Resources, FESC 1986
Staff Reviews, FESC 1988
IT in FE, St Helens 1988
Managing the Curriculum Portfolio, FESC 1990
Multi-cultural teaching, Tower Hamlets College, 1990
Income generation in FE, St Helens 1991
Franchising Art and Design, CENTRA 1992
Overseas Students, University of Warwick 1992
MCI, Staff College 1992 -
European Curriculum CENTRA 1994
NVQs in Languages CENTRA 1994
4th Framework - multimedia European funding opportunities. NIMTECH 1996
of International Links and Projects :
Preparation of a trans- - national art degree 1993 -95
Joint EU/USA Consortia in HE and Vocation Education and Training.
Millennium Bid for a Centre for Creative Technology. 1996 -
Centre for drawing and visual studies research. Lottery Bid. 1996
ESF bids. 1996:
Media production for Women
Specific training for the visually impaired and the deaf
Lens media and film archive
Print and technology
ERDF bid. 1996:
Community Music Centre
FEFC Competitiveness Bids:
XRF Environmental Technology. 1995
Multimedia distance learning for SMEs. 1996
Leonardo, Sweden (Volvo), Holland, and St Helens. 1995
Leonardo, Mosjen, Sweden, Munich, Barcelona and St Helens. 1996
Preparatory visit and European Communities Exchange 1991
Preparatory visits and links. 1995-7
Curriculum development and EU projects Kymenlaakson, Kotka/Kouvola.
Preparatory visit 1996
Staff exchanges 1997
European Communities Exchange, 1991
LINGUA Student Exchange, Edessa and Thessalonika, 1993.
A study of archeology and industrial archeologúy.
Preparatory visit 1994
LINGUA Student Exchange, Thessalonika, 1994.
A study of dance using the glass industry as a theme.
New Opportunities for Women Exchange, Thessalonika, 1993. A video
production comparing the situation of women and exchange of skills and
HNC CAAD. Learning material, museum studies, Dept. of Education,
University of Thessalonika.
Development of a foundation art centre, Delta Schools.
Preparatory visit to the Academy of Fine Art, Bratislava, 1993.
TEMPUS Student Exchange for mature students studying sculpture,
Kaleidoscope project for young artists from Bratislava, Barcelona
and St Helens to study CAAD at St Helens.
Know How project with Radio Bratislava and the BBC for management
and new technology as applied to sound and music( in conjunction with
the Institute for Experimental and Electronic Music, Vi2enna.).1993.
Czech Academic Project. Design and Educational Management for the
Academy of Fine Art, Bratislava. 1993.
Young graduates to Bratislava to teach English, funded by Qualitec
with the cooperation of the British Council. 1993/94.
Educational management and restructuring, Know How , Vyborg. 1992-5
Staff and student exchanges with Academy of Fine Art, St Petersburg.
Preparatory visit 1994
Munich, Lingua 4 project. 1994
Munich/St Helens 12 month study placements 6 students. 1995
Munich/St Helens 12 month study placements 20 students. 1996
Preparatory visit 1996
Sabadell, Lingua 4 project. 1995 & 6
Towson State University, Towson, Baltimore.
Salisbury State University, Salisbury, Maryland.
University of South Dakota.
Morningside State College, Sioux City, Iowa.
University of New Mexico at Gallup.
Savannah School of Art and Design. Study visit Summer 1994
Student work exchange Towson State. 1996
Site sculpture project, Towson State. 1996 -
HE development work Building Studies 1997
Joint college development with:
IPT Management Sdn Bhd
Kolej Premier Yayasan Perak 1997
Twin college with LCE School of Arts and Design 1997
Development work in Singapore and China with Kinderland Learning
Childhood and Early years development education with
Singapore Institute of Management
PAP Community Foundation
Joint development work with:
Centre for Development Research and Training
Datamatics, Chennai 1997
Consultancy for the Ministry of Labour. 1997 -
Training the Trainers. 1997
HE development work with Bahrain Training Institute and Edexel.
Vocational training development with:
Institute of Motor Industry, Bahrain
Consultancy and training for Czech Tevevision. 1999
Web development for Conecta Marketing. 1999
Consultancy and joint development work with DK Services, Prague.
Consultancy for University Karla Englise, Bruno. 1999
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