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C u r r i c u l u m V i t a e
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Trainee Building Services Engineer, AMEC Building Services, Borough [2003-2004]
Take-offs, Site surveys of installations, preparation of lighting schemas, faultfinding leak detections system. CAD work, wide range of Building Services experience both site & office based. Concentrating on Electrical Installation.
Evening / Weekend Duty Manager, WHSmith Upminster, Essex [2002-2003]
Customer service, responsible for opening and closing store, cashing up, stocktaking.
Programmer / PC Support, betoddoreven.com, Gidea Park, Essex [2001-2002]
Responsible for programming Sky Digital Teletext pages, maintaining and repairing equipment on a small office LAN, various technical PCsupport.
Open University Students Associates Teacher Training Scheme (30 Days) 
Design & Technology / Photographic Technician, Palmers College, Essex 
Voluntary Classroom Assistant, Branfil School, Upminster 
Peer-reviewed papers for the BECON Conference 2007 - “Embracing complexity thinking in builtenvironment”
Have given lectures and assisted with project groups at Napier Unviersity, Birmingham University,University of East London, Cardiff University, Vilnius Gediminas University
Studied in a wide range of educational contexts which has given me insight into delivering educationthrough a variety of methods.
Contribution to Projects
Helweg-Larsen, T. & Bull, J (eds.) (2007) "Zero Carbon Britain : An Alternative Energy Strategy", Machynlleth:Centre for Alternative Technology Publications ISBN 978-1-902175-48-5 [Contributing Author to 'Power Up']
Supervisions & Academic Commitments
Roblin, Tom., (2008) B.Eng. Final Year Project "Hydrogen as a fuel source for future transportation needs";Cardiff School of Engineering(2008-9) MBA Group Business Plan, Mentor for 3 syndicate groups. Cardiff Business School;
Reviewed Papers for:CIB World Congress (2007) BECON 2007 - "Embracing complexity thinking in built environment" CapeTown, South AfricaStibbe, A., (2009) "Handbook of Sustainability Literacy", Totness: Green Books,
Interests and Hobbies
Member of MENSA, Appeared in National Magazine and have written for Special Interest Group Magazines.
Science and Engineering Ambassador for the SETNET group.
Accomplished Amateur Photographer. Experience with both B&W and Colour Darkrooms as well as Digital.
Diverse range of technology based interests.
Accomplished Musician, have sung in St. Pauls, Canterbury Cathedrals & Blackheath Halls. Sing Bass-Baritone. Play piano by earto good standard. Play Tuba to approx Grade 4. No formal certification.