Studied at The Taieri High School in Mosgiel where I excelled at Maths and Science. Ran middle distance. Performed in the school's musicals.
Read Maths and Physics at Otago University.
Rode motorcycles competitively in MotoX, Road Racing, Road Trials and enduros.
Started my working career at Waipori Falls Power Station in Operatons.
Operated at Whakamaru, Ohakuri, Tokaanu and Rangipo Power Stations.
Became a gliding instructor.
Completed various training modules in Station Operating, Area Operating, System Control, Advanced Electrical and Hydrology.
Gained Dip. Electricity Supply.
Worked as Dispatch - Trader room at Clyde Power Station.
Gained Post Grad Cert. Earth Science (in Climate and Hydrology).
Currently working towards a PhD in Climate and Hydrology. My Thesis is to investigate a potential early warning system for low flows and droughts in the Clutha Catchment.