1987-90 Cambridge University BA hons. Mathematics upper second
1991-92 Southampton University MSc Oceanography distinction
1997-98 Greenwich University PGCE in Further Education pass [NB the degree was pass/fail only]
2002-03 Reading University MSc Biometry distinction
2003-2006 Lancaster University PhD Statistics
2006-2014 Lancaster University Lecturer in Statistics
2014-2018 Lancaster University Senior Lecturer in Statistics
2018- Lancaster University Reader in Statistics


07/1990-08/91 Tesco Stores Ltd + Temping supervisor/manager + various
11/1992-08/97 The Meteorological Office sea-ice/ocean numerical modelling and data assimilation
02/1999-12/01 Whitecross Systems Ltd. C/UNIX software engineer for a proprietary multi-threaded database engine
03/2002-08/02 Sun Microsystems Ltd. (supposedly) software engineer for device drivers