Professional Services

They say variety is the spice of life, and work is big part of most of our lives, therefore the range of professional services offered is quite varied!

Websites – Technology, Implementation, Design & Consulting

From help with technology selection, website design and build through to consulting on enterprise level thin-client application strategies.

Example websites include The Climbers’ Club, FRCC, Wilderness Medical Training, Wired Guides, UK Challenges, All Terrain Adventures, and a luxury alpine apartment at Le Belgique in Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France. These examples showcase a wide range of modern technologies such as CSS animations, content management solutions such as WordPress, and complex e-commerce with PayPal, Card Save, etc. integrations.


Publishing a wide range of UK based rock climbing guidebooks to North Wales and the Lake District has bestowed a detailed knowledge of the publishing process, including all aspects of creative production using Adobe Creative Suite to produce the highest quality – award winning – publications. Publications include:


Apple Technology & Consulting

Having worked with Macintosh computers since 1987 I am widely considered to be an expert in Apple technologies I am able to help select, configure, train, and advise on all aspects of Apple’s product range. For example, are you unsure how to setup an Apple based home Wi-Fi network? Or maybe you need help configuring Apple’s OS X Server to administer a small to medium office? Perhaps you need advice selecting an Apple iPad or Mac?


Use of modern web technologies such as PHP, MySQL, WordPress, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery.

ICT Enterprise & Transformation Consulting

Over twenty-seven years working at senior levels as a successful transformational IT consultant for companies such as Cable & Wireless, Cap Gemini, and Agilisys across a wide range of sectors including local and central government, telecoms, satellite TV broadcasting, life assurance and investments, healthcare, general insurance, etc. Projects have included:

  • Winning business development leading to ground breaking local authority outsourcing programmes,
  • Authoring ICT Strategies for a number of local authorities,
  • Leading ICT Architecture Practices for global consultancies including Cable & Wireless, Cap Gemini, and Agilisys,
  • Heading the e-services architecture team at HMRC,
  • Leading the technical team and solution used at the Abbey National in one of the UK’s largest general insurance outsourcing deals,
  • Leading the technical solution for the London region NHS elective diagnostics programme, and
  • Heading up the design team for Sky’s new commercial services end-to-end fulfilment solution.

Mountain Leading & Climbing

Outdoor Adventures were once only my personal passion, but now – in pursuit of a balanced and varied working life – those skills form the basis for passionate delivery of guided outdoor activities including mountain walking, scrambling, gorge scrambling, rock climbing, caving, etc., predominately in my home region the Lake District.


If any of this sounds like what you are looking for please use this form to get in touch…