G’day!  Welcome!  Thanks for dropping in…

I hope you find material here that is interesting and relevant to your needs and interests.  This website is a gateway to many aspects of my professional work and personal passions and interests.

Please permit me to explain this context.  I live a very busy, multiplexed life and have many roles.

Navy – I am a Commodore RAN Reserve, Technical Member of the RAN Seaworthiness Board.  I am also a member of the Grants Committee for the RAN Keeping Watch Charity.

Industry Professional – I am a senior consultant, trainer and facilitator, a licensed practitioner with ENS International, providing professional negotiation, influencing and stakeholder engagement services to public and private sector clients.  I also provide independent strategic consulting and facilitation services.

Gliding – I am Chairman of the Operations Panel of the Gliding Federation of Australia, managing and improving operations safety and training for gliding across Australia, and a Level 3 instructor with Canberra Gliding Club.

Strategic enterprise – I am a member of the Board of the Kokoda Foundation, supporting strategic dialogue and studies in Australian and regional national security issues, plus leadership development via the Future Strategic Leaders program.

Whisky – I am the ACT Manager of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, the Edinburgh based, world wide, Australia wide society for the enjoyment of cask strength whiskies and tasting events.

Family – I have a wonderful wife and son, friends and furry friends, whose company I value and enjoy.

Here you will find linkages to pages about my professional services, key interests and activities:

Professional services:  ENS International negotiation and influencing, stakeholder management and engagement, training, negotiation and engagement strategy development

Professional services:  strategic workshop facilitation, senior executive mentoring, strategic consulting, strategic and enterprise risk management, safety management systems, seaworthiness management

Gliding and Soaring:  the enjoyment of soaring flight, wave and cross country soaring, Canberra Gliding Club, the Gliding Federation of Australia, gliding training, operations and safety, ASW20 and other gliders and sailplanes

Flying High:  the enjoyment of general aviation in the Canberra and Cooma-Monaro region, glider towing, Grumman American AA-5 and general flying fun

Whisky:  the enjoyment of wonderful drams of whisky, the activities of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society in the Canberra region, the local whisky scene, fine malts and blends, Scotch, Australian and world whiskies

Weather:  weather watching, aviation meteorology, the Cloud Appreciation Society, Weatherzone and local weather resources and forums

Good food:  fun with cooking, fine foods, restaurants, exceptional recipes, food and whisky matching

Worthwhile enterprises:  the Kokoda Foundation, RAN Keeping Watch Charity

More information and links soon…