I work in the Nordics as part of the Red Hat Consulting team based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Previously I was Technical Director of the software development team at Premier IT Partnership, working primarily with open-source technologies on a variety of hosted software systems for professional development and recording, e-portfolio management, medical revalidation and websites for charities and membership organisations amongst other clients.

I’ve being working with software on a variety of platforms for most of my life, and have a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Cardiff University.

Over the years, I’ve worked with and contributed to various open source software projects including contributing to PEAR and maintain or co-maintain a number of software packages for the Fedora Project.

Previously, I specialised in SMTP e-mail handling, filtering and routing (primarily using Exim). I’ve given some talks about Exim at the official UK training course.

On digital culture and rights issues (includes privacy, copyright and software patents amongst other things), I’ve previously campaigned at the European Parliament with FFII and supported the Open Rights Group as a Founder Member.

Since 1998 I’ve run the popular multilingual website Webcams in Norway