Timeline

  • Football Researcher
    TV4 Sweden
    Football Researcher for Swedish TV channel TV4 on their Premier League coverage; Sir Norman Chester Centre for Football Research; Premier League Hall of Fame Exhibition
    1995 1999
  • Online Sports Journalist
    Various websites
    Online Sports Journalist (specialising in football and cricket) for Sportal, Virgin Radio, Umbro.Com, onefootball.com, Nationwide Football website
    1999 2003
  • Communications Manager
    Essex County Cricket Club
    Communications Manager from 2003 to 2008 (incorporating website editor, publications editor, Matchday Manager at all first-team games, Media Event/Press Conference organiser, PR for club and individual players and many more roles in between). Freelance editorial services to Essex County Cricket Club from 2009-2014. Editor of Essex Cricket Yearbook from 2004-2014 plus Essex Cricket Members’ Magazine, Matchday Programmes, Tournament Guides, Report & Accounts etc.
    2003 2014
  • Editor
    Big Hitter magazine
    Launched my own cricket magazine, aimed primarily at fans of Asian cricket. Sold in WH Smith and other major newsagent outlets, achieving critical acclaim and featuring interviews with many of the biggest names in cricket of the era (Sachin Tendulkar, Murali, Shahid Afridi, MS Dhoni, VVS Laxman and so on)
    2009 2010
  • Freelance
    PR, editorial and copywriting roles
    Regular stints as sub-editor/reporter/tournament guide writer for International Cricket Council (ICC) website, including chief reporter for 2009 World T20 and reporter/sub-editor for 2012 World T20. Also spent a season as chief sub-editor on the official Indian Premier League (IPL) website. I have written copy for a whole host of company websites in various industries as well as being published in numerous magazines and online. Various PR advisory roles for professional cricketers, SMEs and for my own books (generating extensive local, national and global coverage).
    2009 date
  • Author
    Self-employed
    Author of three books to date (60 Classic Essex Matches, Stuck On You, Living A Fan’s Adventure Tale) with another in the pipeline – specialising in the nostalgia market.
    2011 date
  • Collectables Specialist
    Self-employed
    Collectables specialist (author, journalist, advisor).
    2014 date
  • PR Advisor
    Invest ESSEX
    PR advisor to Invest ESSEX, the inward investment and business support agency. Also responsible for assisting Invest ESSEX’s clients; ranging from entrepreneurs and SMEs to large corporations.
    2017 date