Skills and qualifications

With over fifteen years experience at the BBC, I have a wide range of digital skills and experience:

 

Digital project management

I have produced a wide range of technically ambitious digital projects and acted as a product owner in a number of Agile project teams.

 

Digital development

Developing new content and format ideas has been a significant part of my career to date.  I'm always excited about the opportunity to explore new ways of communicating complex ideas to wide audiences.

 

Media production

I have produced a wide range of short films and audio pieces for formal and informal learning audiences, working with presenters, setting up multi-location shoots, and managing complex edits.

 

Writing and editing

I have written on many different science and history topics for the BBC.  I have also commissioned and edited content from academics, presenters and freelance writers.

 

Partnerships

Many of my favourite projects have involved collaborations between the Media and universities, galleries, charities and museums.  I have set up and managed many successful partnerships.

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My academic background spans the sciences and the arts:

 

MPhys: Physics (University of Manchester)

MPhil: Quantum Dynamics (University of Manchester)

MSc: Science Communication (Imperial College)

MA: Modern and Contemporary Literature (Birkbeck)

 

I am currently studying for a PhD in literary linguistics at the University of Sheffield.