1973 June Born, Torphins, Aberdeenshire.
1978 August First attended Aboyne Primary
1985 August First day at Aboyne Academy.
1991 October First day,
The University of Aberdeen.
1995 July Graduated with a First Class Masters of Arts Honours
Economics and Accountancy.
1995 October First day of short lived
career with KPMG.
1996 August Entrepreneurship takes centre
stage in my life as I find the courage to live my vision.
1996 to current. Over the last 8 years
I have been involved in some exciting journeys with roller
coaster highs and lows of starting new businesses.
Intrigued by the financial markets, marketing
hedge funds was my first venture which eventually lead to
a proposal of setting up an online bank with a UK Plc.
The Internet dotcom era arrived late in
Europe and was a crashing wave but I secured half a million
in funding and got a software business started. This experience
taught me that when visions are not aligned a team will not
pull in the same direction. I left to preserve my health and
apply the vision with more purity in founding www.ecotorch.com