Radio and audio consultant, innovator, designer and inspirational speaker.
I am a consultant with over 35 years experience in radio. I can help you innovate new services, optimise your facilities, systems and workflows and I also deliver inspirational talks and lectures. My career began with valve mixing desks and progressed through early SSL consoles and Studer A800 analogue tape at the BBC Maida Vale studios to early file based production in the Radiophonic Workshop.
More recently, I have designed radio drama studios, created exciting new online experiences, managed the delivery of outside broadcast vehicles, playout systems and broadcast infrastructure. I invented the BBC Radio 3 “HD Sound” streaming service and have taken radio beyond stereo, leading delivery of all the BBC Proms Concerts in 2014 in surround sound without increasing production costs.
I am a member of the Institute of Professional Sound and the Audio Engineering Society and speak at international conferences. If you need advice with studio design, workflow optimisation in your radio station or an inspirational speaker at your event, I can probably help.
BVE, London UK
I delivered a Keynote Speech “An Immersive Future for Radio” at the Broadcast & Video Exhibition in London in February 2015.
“Your presentation made my journey to the BVE feel worthwhile today”.
“You completely held my attention”
Surround Sound in the Browser
Referring to my “Surround Sound in the Browser” experiments, Alan Davey, Controller of BBC Radio 3 said…
“I also hope we can continue to develop surround sound, which we tried last year at the Proms, so that you really do feel you are in the hall.”