1972: Diploma in Graphic Design, Loughborough College of Art & Design.
1983: BA (Hons) Psychology & Philosophy, University of Warwick.
1988: PhD, Leadership and the Negotiation of Order in Small Groups, University of Aston.
2000: Certificate in Counselling Skills, Birmingham Counselling Centre.
2001: Certificate in Therapeutic Counselling, Birmingham Counselling Centre.
2003: Diploma in Counselling (Integrative with a basis in Gestalt), Birmingham Counselling Centre.
1989: Chartered Psychologist (C.Psychol)
1989: Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)
Member the Aristotelian Society
Life Member The Roundhead Association
Life Member The Cromwell Association
Since c 1980 I have been an illustrator and general creative bod for Daye Ryan’s Partizan Press, these days specialising in maps and flags. In addition I have contributed illustrations and other work to my friend Pete Berry at Baccus6mm and also to organisations such as OMM. Beyond this I have had a varied graphics life for Venner’s Emporium, Cienfuegos Press, the Roundhead Association, and many other historical and vaguely new age organisations. Amongst other things I have given many talks on flags to and for organisations such as the National Army Museum and the Royal Armouries, as well as a long series of ‘talking head’ gigs for Cromwell Productions. And then there was the day job ...
2010 - 2013: WEA, part time tutor in Philosophy and History.
2008 - 2011: Director, RavensPath Ltd. (Credit crunched)
2005 - 2011: Director, Osiris Rising Ltd. (Credit crunched)
c 2003 - c 2005: Chairman, Board of Directors, International Living History Fairs.
1990 - 2007: Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham. Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and Management Development.
1986 - 2011: Warwick Business School. Tutor, Organisational Behaviour, DL-MBA. I have been involved with the DL-MBA since it started. For the past few years I confined myself to the annual Summer School, but previously I was involved as follows:
- 1990: Tutor in Organisational Behaviour:
- 1992: Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour: DL-MBA weekend seminars.
-1991: Supervisor, Part D (DL-MBA): supervising end of course projects.
- 1992: Examiner for the DL-MBA, Organisational Behaviour.
2000: Psychology Department, University of Warwick. Lecturer, Applied Social Psychology.
2000 - 2001: Department of Mathematics, University of Oxford. Lecturer in Science Communication. Workshops for postgraduate mathematicians.
1998 - 2000: School of Continuing Education, University of Birmingham. Lecturer on the Psychology and Sociology of Violence and Aggression, Diploma in War Studies.
1998 - 2001: Department of Zoology, University of Oxford. Lecturer in Science Communication. Workshops for postgraduate Zoologists
1998 - 2001: Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. Lecturer in Science Communication. Workshops for postgraduate Psychologists.
1992 - 2001: The Wellcome Trust. Lecturer in Science Communication: Science Communication Workshops for postgraduate medical researchers which took place two or three times a year.
1993 - 2001: The Imperial Cancer Research Fund. Lecturer in Science Communication: Science Communication Workshops for postgraduate bio- medical researchers which took place on or two times a year.
1993 - 1998: School of Continuing Education, University of Birmingham. Lecturer in Organisational Analysis; Periodic courses run for serving personnel of the Armed Forces (Warrant Officer to Brigadier equivalent ranks).
1988 - 1993: Aston University Business School. Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour: Lecturing to MBA and MSc personnel Management and Business Administration students.
1983 - 1988: Aston University Business School. Tutor in Social Science: Teaching Management Science undergraduates in a number of subjects including Organisational Theory and Political Economics.
1986 - 1987: Psychology Department, University of Warwick. Lecturer, The Social Psychology of Groups: Design, delivery and assessment of a course for third year single and joint honours undergraduates.
From 1972 I worked in publishing, design and advertising, and taught calligraphy at night school.
I have held many voluntary posts, including volunteer counsellor for people with terminal and life limiting conditions at Freshwinds in Birmingham; University Tutor; Secretary of the Roundhead Association (for something in the region of 16 years, give or take); Member of Senate at the University of Birmingham; Member of various faculty boards and committees; Assistant Editor (Art) of The Psychologist; FoC and Branch Committee member of SLADE&PW, and so on.