First and foremost I must declare a vested interest, as a healthcare professional responsible for medical devices, diagnostic Imaging equipment including endoscopy systems and other instrumentation, of course this is my day job, this is how I put bread on the table
Like so many of you my life has been touched by cancer, the love of my life has bravely battled this disease for the second time, I felt with two strong arms I would always look after her, protect her
In truth I believed there has been little I could do, but I have tried to be supportive whilst being selfish and scare at the same time, what am I to do, I will not think about being without Mandy, life would mean nothing without her.
Being a simple man like most I am told I can only do one thing at a time, and there's only one thing I've been good at according to Mandy - work
Anyhow, whilst doing just this, working ....... on light activated disinfection and decontamination technology I am presently researching PDT (Photo Dynamic Therapy) in the area of Medicine as Chief Medical Officer of Singlobet, an Anglo/American bio technology enterprise developing Singlotex, a molecular photo activated compound which produces high quantum yields of singlet oxygen, a reactive form of oxygen which has the ability to kill cancer
In the past I was a Royal Air Force Biomedical Engineer and Diagnostic Imaging Clinical Engineering Specialist, whilst working on radar and missiles I transferred to military hospitals maintaining medical devices, it felt good to move over from the dark side and I still feel have the best job in the world.
Whilst General Manager of Geema Technical Services Co I was fortunate enough to benefit from becoming a Dti SMART award winner for my research in Industrial Injury Prevention. Following tours in Europe and as Head of Medical Engineering RCMC MYAS KSA, I lead various hospital estates/FM and medical engineering projects, responsible for hospitals in the south of the country I worked for Medical Physics International before joining Alfred McAlpine Government and Health Senior Management Team, as a Service Director of Key Health Solutions I moved to Cumbria to work where as Head of Medical Engineering at North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, AP(Decontamination) & Medical Device Safety Officer I remain today.
As a Director of EndoMed Ltd, a Director Green Frog Enterprises Ltd and others I head a group of companies concerned with the promotion and development of Advanced Ethical Technologies, merging into an International Association I am presently the interim Director General Involved in the advancement of PDT (Photo Dynamic Therapy) molecular technology and associated medical devices, I embrace a "one health" philosophy, personally I am certain we will find a way, a cure for ourselves, our environment, our planet - we are left with little choice and to this end I have dedicated the rest of my time.