From August 2017 I have become an FRSA - a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
See my August 2018 RSA blog via

LOOKING FOR A SPEAKER? See Speaker_promo.pdf

We can - and are - responding to UN dire report on state of planet. ENERGETIC BUZZ AT Sustainable Communities Conference at The Tally Ho - November 7th See report from Dr Steve McCabe, Associate Professor, IDEA, Institute for Design & Economic Acceleration, Birmingham City University.and actions in PROJECTS Making_Places_Lastvbn_smcc.pdf See also post event newsletter: Post_event_newsletter.pdf

From February 2017, see for everything to do with my novel writing. "The Final Shah Mat", "The Acionna Projects", and now "The Hwanung Solution" are all pacey, "page turning" adventures but with serious messages entwined in a mix of fact and fiction.

Internationally respected adventurer wows audience at launch of Hwanung Solution at Waterstones Birmingham. See Novel_newsletter_No_10.pdf




Emotional thanks from Water Aid - Water_Aid_thanks_001_2.jpg

What people are saying about my novels. See What_People_Are_Saying.pdf

  "The Acionna Projects" is a sequel to my first novel "The Final Shah Mat".


 PUBLIC SPEAKING - see Projects for references

                                                         Career History

Sole Proprietor of DMC
Author of “The Final Shah Mat”,"The Acionna Files" and The Hwanung Solution  - See MY NOVELS
ublic speaking - "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Saving The Planet" - see PROJECTS

Non-executive Director of Climate Change Solutions

1990 to 2013
Managing Director of Environmental Business Communications which included - 
Secretary General of The Urban Renewal Foundation (to 2007)
CEO of the MEBC, the leading Midlands business network focussed on sustainable development
CEO of the UK branch of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Pre 1990
Freelance event producer, script writer, journalist
MD of Pender Kenning and Holt (conference and events specialists)
- included part producing and then staging Birmingham Olympic bid to the IOC in Lausanne
- created and presented major promotion for city of Birmingham staged in 33 cities across Europe, Asia        and USA.
PR executive with Harrison Cowley
PR executive with International Trade Fairs
MD of Motor Sport Press Service including:
- reporting and photographing European Saloon car Championship for Autosport & Motoring News
- publishing Midland Motorscope monthly regional newspaper
- introducing Dealer Opel Team to UK.

Radio news reader for Radio BRMB (weekends)
News reporter for Walsall Observer
Insurance clerk

Born 31.01.1944

Educated in Birmingham


Married to Jen with two children, Caroline and Anthony and four grandchildren, April, Katie, Libby, Freddie.