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The purpose of my personal website is multifaceted, catering to recruiters, potential employers and clients. For recruiters and potential employers, the website serves as a comprehensive professional portfolio, showcasing my expertise as a software engineer and data analyst, in addition to various other positions I have held. It acts as a virtual resume, detailing my skills, projects, and achievements in these domains.

Additionally, the website features a section dedicated to my hobbies and interests, offering a glimpse into my personal life. This section acts as a foundation for future endeavours, with plans to create separate websites focused on specific hobbies, allowing for in-depth exploration and engagement with like-minded individuals.

It is my intention to create a more specialised platform for sharing my knowledge, experiences, and insights in these fields. I will offer tutorials, coding projects, and photography tips, creating a community where enthusiasts can learn and grow together. This work is currently in progress.

Furthermore, the website fosters communication and collaboration by encouraging visitors to reach out and connect, especially those interested in collaborating on projects or initiatives.


Software Engineer & Web Developer

I am an ambitious and forward-thinking Software Engineer with a diverse skill set and extensive experience spanning over 5+ years in Web Application Development. In addition to my software engineering expertise, I have ventured into the realms of data engineering, data analysis and power automation, leveraging my technical acumen to extract meaningful insights from complex datasets. My multifaceted background extends beyond the world of technology, as I am also a freelance photographer, capturing moments and stories through my lens. Furthermore, I have dedicated time to education as a lecturer, sharing my IT knowledge with students in educational institutions. My career journey reflects adaptability, innovation, and a relentless pursuit of excellence, allowing me to approach challenges with a holistic perspective and deliver impactful results across various domains.

As a Software Developer I have experience of working with server side and front end web technologies including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Microsoft ASP.NET Core, Microsoft ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, Web API, Microsoft C# and Microsoft SQL Server. I also have skills in Microsoft Power Platform in particular Power Automate. As a Digiatal Analyst I have experience in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power BI.

My professional journey has spanned both the public and private sectors, highlighting my adaptability and versatility. I excel in both independent and team-oriented work environments, possessing the capability to effectively manage multiple projects, thrive under pressure, and meet stringent deadlines. I also bring to the table strong verbal and written communication skills, enabling me to articulate ideas clearly and engage effectively with customers.

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Professional Experience

Microsoft 365 Developer

Apr 2023 -

Fizeau Consulting

As a Microsoft 365 Developer at Fizeau Consulting, I play a pivotal role in harnessing the transformative capabilities of Microsoft's Power Platform and Power Automate. Specializing in crafting innovative solutions, I contribute to the development of custom applications tailored to meet the unique requirements of our clients. Collaborating with a skilled team, I am immersed in the dynamic realm of Power Platform, where I leverage its robust features to deliver scalable and efficient software solutions. Additionally, my proficiency in Power Automate enables me to automate workflows, enhancing operational efficiency and productivity for our clients.

Data Engineer

2021 - 2022

Tui, Stockton-on-Tees

  • responsible for ensuring that the key data systems within the OTA business are well maintained, optimized for high performance throughput, and structured to enable easy analysis. These systems are hosted on Amazons AWS infrastructure and are required to support enterprise level scale, reliability, and performance
  • assist in the management of Digital Marketing data and reporting, so experience of the Google Marketing Platform would be desired.
  • required to integrate with APIs to extract data from 3rd parties and liaise with our Infrastructure Team to ensure applications & databases are deployed in line with existing processes.
  • heavily involved in the planning, implementation, maintenance and continual monitoring and patching of our data warehouse. You will investigate issues identified by role holder, or reported by stakeholders, and use your initiative to create solutions.
  • liaise with stakeholders to gather requirements for new functionality and use your initiative to build solutions that are fit for purpose. You will analyse system and business data to identify trends and report insight that will be used to inform business decisions.

Software Developer


Sitel, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Help provide analytics/ improve analytical tools to improve the business insight, from which decisions can be made.
  • Work with stakeholder across business functions to identify areas where processes can be automated.
  • Help prepare and iterate MI and statistical reports for internal management and clients
  • Write sync scripts to implement the transfer of data between databases/platforms.
  • Participate in peer programming with other team members to provide/receive constructive feedback on code.
  • Provide support in testing team member’s code.
  • Support in using development release pipelines to push code changes to relevant environments.

Software Developer


Sage, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • As a C# .NET Developer, design and develop applications of highest quality, following programming and design best practices
  • Develop features for the platform using Sitecore CMS and C# .NET.
  • Implement functional and technical specifications for future enhancements of the platform and provide troubleshooting wherever necessary
  • Automate unit testing and functional testing, as applicable
  • As a scrum team member, contribute to all Sprint activities and ceremonies; facilitate ceremonies as applicable
  • Provide release support responsible for movement of changes from dev to production landscape
  • Be a strong team player, able to collaborate as part of a team to deliver exceptional customer results in a rapid paced implementation n environment

Software Developer


Tyne & Wear Fire Rescue & Service

Projects included some work using Microsoft Reporting Services and SQL Server Integration Services, an ASP.NET MVC project using DataTables, CRUD functionality and ASP.Net Identity Framework. Also completed a project using Microsoft Power Automate to automate Business Processes and Workflows.

Integration Services, Reporting Services, Power Automate.

IT Lecturer

Oct 2018 - Jul 2019

Gateshead College, Gateshead

I served as an educator at Gateshead College, where I imparted knowledge in Computer Science. My teaching responsibilities encompassed instructing students in the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Computing, as well as the Level 4 & 5 HNC/HND in Computing programs. Additionally, I had the privilege of instructing aspiring IT professionals in a specialized 6-week training course for DevAcademy students, offering them valuable insights into the IT sector. One of these cohorts was based at the college, while the other was located in Bristol.

Software Developer


Utilitywise, Newcastle upon Tyne

During my tenure at Utilitywise, albeit a brief one before the company underwent administration, I contributed to a pivotal project. This project involved managing a wide array of internal requests within the organization, enabling effective prioritization, grouping, and filtering of incoming requests. The application I worked on was developed using ASP.NET Core and Angular technologies.

Software Developer

Jan 2017 - Mar 2018

Big Lottery Fund, Newcastle upon Tyne

The Big Lottery Fund is responsible for distributing funds generated by the National Lottery to support various charitable causes throughout the UK. Our commitment is unwavering in ensuring that these investments create a tangible and positive impact on communities and individuals who are most in need.

Within the Applications Development team, I held the role of a technology developer, and my responsibilities encompassed the following:

  • Sustaining and enhancing both new and existing applications and websites, taking the lead on projects to advance our digital services.
  • Identifying areas for improvement, outlining project scopes, planning, designing, constructing, and rigorously testing features on our intranet and internal web-based systems, while also conceptualizing innovative solutions.
  • Engaging in debugging and code reviews, instituting fresh and improved functionalities into our current .NET/SQL server applications, overseeing change control processes, and contributing technical insights to business analysis and projects.
  • Conducting both front-end and back-end development tasks, as well as collaborating with contractors to implement changes and updates to our external websites.

ASP.NET C# Developer

2013 - 2016

NCG, Newcastle upon Tyne

NCG stands as one of the UK's largest not-for-profit education and training groups, boasting four colleges, two national training providers, and an extensive long-distance learning service.

In my role, I took charge of maintaining and enhancing the NCG portfolio of websites and microsites. This encompassed the websites of various NCG divisions, such as Newcastle College, Discovery School, West Lancashire College, intraining, and Rathbone Training.

Furthermore, I was responsible for crafting tailored ASP.NET web applications designed for integration into the organization's SharePoint environment. My tasks included the development of web parts, applications, and customized workflows. My experience also extended to administering and creating solutions for Microsoft SharePoint 2010.

e-Learning Content Developer

2011 - 2013

NCG, Newcastle upon Tyne

My role entailed the sourcing, evaluation, cultivation, and promotion of e-Learning Content and Resources, aimed at enhancing curriculum delivery across a diverse spectrum of subjects and grade levels. In addition, I offered training and assistance to staff members in utilizing rapid development tools to produce high-quality e-learning materials. To construct online courses, I effectively employed authoring software like Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline.

IT Lecturer


NCG, Newcastle upon Tyne

I have been actively involved in teaching and providing guidance to learners at all levels of qualifications available at the school, spanning both full-time and part-time programs. My specific emphasis has been on delivering innovative ICT-based programs, particularly in community-based settings and within the college itself, as part of our commitment to fostering creative learning experiences.

Web Developer

2008 - 2010

blp, Newcastle upon Tyne

BLP, a printing company, provides a range of services including traditional printing, Direct Mailing, and Packaging. As part of our offerings, we managed client websites that enabled them to conveniently place online orders for their personalized products such as letterheads and complimentary slips. Our valued clients encompassed organizations such as Northern Rock, Ecclesiastical, and Brewin Dolphin.

Web Developer


Tommee Tippee, Newcastle upon Tyne

I was engaged as a contractor for a limited term, during which my responsibilities encompassed:

  • Ensuring the alignment of all group websites and internet pages with the prevailing marketing strategy and available product offerings.
  • Enhancing and evolving all web-related materials utilized across the Group's Internet, Intranet, and Extranet sites in response to specific requests from the Group.
  • The continuous maintenance and updating of content, consumer promotions, and direct marketing initiatives in the online sphere.

Senior Web Developer

2006 - 2008

The Building Centre, London

The Building Centre, a permanent exhibition and a source of information for the construction industry, covering all aspects of architecture and design, construction and planning, home improvement, DIY and self build.

I led a comprehensive initiative that involved redesigning, constructing, and continuously maintaining not only the main website but also several associated websites. Additionally, I engineered a sophisticated Content Management System (CMS) specifically tailored for the upkeep of the primary website. To enhance user convenience and functionality, I seamlessly integrated an online payment system, facilitating event bookings and the seamless purchase of reports and publications. Moreover, I developed an array of reporting tools to effectively track both registered users of the site and various product manufacturers, contributing to a more informed and data-driven approach to operations.

Content Editor

2005 - 2006

Durham County Council, Durham

My role involved fostering effective communication with content editors across different Education Services, with the primary objective of aligning website content to cater to the needs of parents utilizing the Online Admissions facility. Collaborating closely with the web team, I ensured the timely updating of school information sourced from the Educational Management System (EMS). Additionally, I conducted a comprehensive review of the information available to parents and caregivers regarding all Education Services, with a keen focus on its provision and presentation.


May 2003 - Dec 2004

London to Sydney Overland

In 2003, I embarked on a transformative journey that spanned 26 countries, tracing a portion of the ancient Silk Road through Iran, Pakistan, and China. Commencing in London and concluding in Sydney, Australia, I undertook this extraordinary voyage entirely overland, relying on local transportation methods such as trains and buses, occasionally incorporating ferry rides in Indonesia. This adventure was an opportunity I seized after experiencing redundancy, a fate shared by many in the industry during the dot-com era. It was a deliberate decision to embark on a year-long travel expedition, aimed at acquiring fresh life experiences and perspectives.

Web Application Developer

2000 - 2003

Proximity London, London

Proximity London, a comprehensive creative agency and a key member of a worldwide network comprising 67 offices and over 2,500 professionals, specializes in crafting campaigns spanning various channels, ranging from direct and digital to social and mobile. Throughout my tenure as a backend developer, I had the privilege of collaborating with a diverse array of esteemed clients, including Pedigree, Emirates, Whiskas, Eastern Energy, Financial Times, Genie, BT, Volkswagen, UCI Cinemas, and Outdoor Connection.

IT Lecturer

1997 - 2000

Gateshead College

During my tenure as a Curriculum Support Worker, I extended my role to include lecturing at the college, where I instructed adults in Web Design and Visual Basic 6.0. Additionally, I took on teaching assignments at Gosforth Academy and Heaton Manor School during the same period.

IT Curriculum Support Worker

1997 - 2000

Gateshead College

I was entrusted with the crucial role of delivering top-notch support to both students and staff at the college, overseeing resource-based learning facilities. This encompassed promptly identifying and resolving hardware and software issues while ensuring seamless operations. My responsibilities also included the maintenance, servicing, installation, and enhancement of systems and equipment to uphold optimal functionality.

Check in Agent


European Training Services - Frankfurt, Germany

I served as a Check-in Agent for Flughafen Frankfurt/Main AG (FAG) at Frankfurt Airport, where I received specialized training in the British Airways Departure Control System. In this role, I handled various facets of airport operations, including passenger check-in, aircraft weight and balance calculations, flight assignments, seat availability management, boarding procedures, ticketing processes, and compliance with passport and visa regulations.

Research Student

1991 - 1992

Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC), Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot, Oxford

During my industrial work placement at Northumbria University, I had the privilege of working as part of the Space Science Division team at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. My responsibilities encompassed a wide range of tasks, including radiation detection and measurement, experimental setup and execution, meticulous data collection, thorough data analysis, and the preparation of comprehensive presentations and reports. This valuable experience allowed me to gain hands-on exposure to cutting-edge scientific research and refined my skills in scientific methodology and communication.


BA (Hons) Information Technology Education

1997 - 1999

University of Sunderland, Sunderland

A specialized academic program designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the field of information technology education. This program is tailored to individuals who aspire to become educators and leaders in the realm of IT instruction.

BSc Applied Physics & Microelectronics*

1988 - 1992

Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

An interdisciplinary program that combines the principles of physics with the practical application of microelectronics technology. This program provides students with a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of physics while emphasizing their real-world applications in the field of microelectronics.

BTEC National Diploma in Computers and Electronics

1986 - 1988

Tyne Metropolitan College, Newcastle upon Tyne

A comprehensive academic program designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the dynamic fields of computer science and electronics. This diploma program covers a wide range of topics, including computer hardware and software, digital electronics, programming languages, and network systems. Students gain both theoretical knowledge and practical skills, making them well-prepared for a variety of careers in technology and engineering.

City and Guilds Diploma in Photo Imaging

Newcastle College, Newcastle upon Tyne

A prestigious and comprehensive program that offers aspiring photographers a pathway to develop their creative talents and technical skills. This diploma provides students with a deep understanding of photography principles, including composition, lighting, post-production, and various photographic genres.


Microsoft Office 365

Mar 2018

QA IT Training

Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Oct 2017

QA IT Training

Developing ASP.NET MVC Applications using Visual Studio

Jan 2017

QA IT Training

Sharepoint 2010 Application Development

Jun 2014

QA IT Training




Louisiana Himalaya Association, Dharamshala, India

The Louisiana Himalaya Association (LHA) is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the well-being of Tibetan refugees and sharing the profound wisdom of Tibetan traditions with a global audience. During my time as a volunteer, I had the privilege of imparting general IT skills to Tibetan refugees, contributing to their empowerment and integration into the digital age.

Camp Counsellor


American Institute For Foreign Study, Camp America, USA, USA

Being a camp counselor responsible for American teenagers was a truly immersive experience, requiring me to be on duty around the clock and providing constant care and guidance to the young individuals in my charge. This role demanded a delicate balance of authority and trust as I fostered a safe and engaging environment for these adolescents. Building a rapport with them and ensuring their well-being was not just a duty but also an opportunity to inspire personal growth and memorable experiences during their time at camp. It underscored the importance of mentorship and the profound impact it can have on the lives of young people.

Work Camp Volunteer


UNICEF, Middle East Council of Churches, Lebanon

My experience as a work camp volunteer in the Beqaa Valley and Tripoli, collaborating with Lebanese youth, was a profound journey of cultural exchange and understanding. Engaging in intensive studies and thoughtful reflection on Christian and Muslim relations, our approach involved immersive role-plays and interactive workshops. Through these activities, we aimed to foster an environment where diverse communities could learn to coexist harmoniously. This experience not only deepened my appreciation for the power of dialogue and empathy in bridging cultural divides but also highlighted the significance of interfaith cooperation as a means of promoting peaceful coexistence in a complex and diverse world.

Work Camp Volunteer


World University Service, West Bank & Gaza Strip

Participating in an international work camp at Birzeit University, near Ramallah in the West Bank, was a transformative experience that allowed me to engage closely with the local Palestinian community. It offered a unique opportunity to gain firsthand insight into the complex local situation and to actively contribute to enhancing the living conditions in the region. One particularly memorable aspect of this journey was the chance to visit Gaza, where we had the privilege of listening to enlightening talks by Arab journalists. This experience broadened my perspective on the challenges and aspirations of the Palestinian people and underscored the importance of international solidarity and cooperation in promoting understanding and positive change in the region.

Kibbutz Volunteer


Kibbutz Program Cente

My time as a kibbutz volunteer on the outskirts of Tel Aviv was a remarkable immersion into a unique way of life. The kibbutz community exemplified the true principles of a socialist society, where all members shared work responsibilities, property, and profits equally. This collective ethos fostered a sense of unity and collaboration that was truly inspiring. It provided a firsthand glimpse into the power of communal living and the spirit of cooperation, where the well-being of the group was prioritized over individual gain. My experience there left a lasting impression, highlighting the values of equality and shared responsibility that continue to resonate with me.


HTML 100%
CSS 75%
JavaScript 75%
PHP 65%
WordPress/CMS 80%
C# 80%

Job Roles

Throughout my professional journey, I have had the privilege of working in various roles and diciplines, each offering unique challenges and learning opportunities. While some roles have been more prominent and long-standing than others, each experience has contributed to my growth and skillset. These diverse experiences have not only broadened my expertise but have also cultivated adaptability, resilience, and a holistic understanding of different aspects of the professional world. Whether it was in collaborative team settings, or individual contributions, I have consistently strived to make meaningful contributions and excel in my endeavors, embracing the rich tapestry of experiences that has shaped my career.

Software Engineer

A Software Engineer is at the forefront of innovation in the tech industry. As a Software Engineer, my role revolves around designing, developing, and maintaining software applications and systems that power our digital world. This involves not only writing code but also solving complex problems, optimizing performance, and ensuring the security and reliability of software products. Collaboration with cross-functional teams, staying updated with the latest technologies, and adhering to best coding practices are essential aspects of this role. Software Engineers are the architects of the digital future, creating solutions that impact virtually every aspect of our lives, from mobile apps to artificial intelligence systems, making this profession both challenging and incredibly rewarding.

My expertise encompasses a wide range of server-side and front-end web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Microsoft ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, Microsoft C#, Web API and Microsoft SQL Server.

Data Analyst

A Data Analyst is a critical player in today's data-driven world. As a Data Analyst, my role is to extract meaning from vast datasets, uncover valuable insights, and translate them into actionable information for businesses and organizations. It involves employing a combination of statistical techniques, data visualization, and analytical tools to identify trends, patterns, and anomalies in data. By doing so, I help businesses make informed decisions, improve processes, and optimize strategies. Data Analysts play a pivotal role in transforming raw data into a valuable resource that guides key business initiatives, making them an indispensable asset in today's competitive landscape.

As a Data Analyst, I have utilized a wide array of tools, including Microsoft SQL, Python, Excel and Power BI, to extract, analyze, visualize, and derive actionable insights from complex datasets.

Power Automate Developer

I have a some background in harnessing the power of automation tools such as Power Automate, SharePoint 2010 workflows and Zapier to streamline and optimize various processes. In my professional journey, I have effectively designed and implemented automation solutions that have significantly enhanced operational efficiency and productivity. Whether it's automating repetitive tasks, integrating disparate systems, or orchestrating complex workflows, I have leveraged these tools to drive tangible results. My proficiency in automation not only saves time and resources but also ensures accuracy and consistency in critical processes, ultimately contributing to the overall success of projects and organizations.

I have leveraged automation tools such as Power Automate, SharePoint Workflows, Zapier, and scripting languages like Python to design and implement efficient automation solutions, streamlining workflows and enhancing operational efficiency in various professional settings.

Data Engineer

As a Data Engineer, my professional journey is rooted in the intricate world of data. With a strong foundation in data architecture, ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes, and database management, I have consistently played a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless flow and utilization of data within organizations. My expertise extends to designing and optimizing data pipelines, employing advanced data integration techniques, and leveraging cutting-edge technologies such as Big Data platforms. My work is driven by a commitment to data quality, reliability, and scalability, with a keen focus on transforming raw data into actionable insights. My role as a Data Engineer underscores my proficiency in solving complex data-related challenges, my dedication to innovation in the field, and my unwavering commitment to data-driven decision-making.

As a Data Engineer, I have adeptly utilized a comprehensive set of data engineering tools, encompassing Azure DevOps (rebranded from Visual Studio Team Services), Octopus Deploy and Microsoft SQL to build and maintain scalable data pipelines and ensure the efficient processing and storage of large datasets.

WordPress Developer

Working as a freelance WordPress developer has been a dynamic and fulfilling career path. It's a role that combines my technical skills with my creative flair, allowing me to craft tailored solutions for a diverse range of clients. Whether it's designing and developing captivating websites, optimizing existing ones, or customizing themes and plugins, every project presents a unique challenge and an opportunity for innovation. The autonomy of freelancing has also allowed me to collaborate with clients from various industries, gaining insights into their specific needs and objectives. This versatility has not only expanded my technical expertise but also honed my ability to communicate effectively and exceed client expectations. Ultimately, freelancing in the WordPress ecosystem has offered me the flexibility to pursue my passion while delivering value to clients in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

e-Learning Content Editor

As an eLearning Content Editor, my role has been central to creating and maintaining engaging and effective educational materials. With meticulous attention to detail, I have ensured that content is accurate, organized, and aligned with educational objectives. My responsibilities have included editing and proofreading written and multimedia content, conducting quality assessments, and collaborating with instructional designers and subject matter experts to deliver high-quality eLearning experiences. My commitment to improving the clarity and effectiveness of eLearning materials has contributed significantly to enhancing the learning outcomes of students and professionals in various educational settings.

I have employed a range of eLearning tools in my professional journey, with a particular proficiency in Adobe Captivate, to design and develop engaging and interactive online courses, enhancing the learning experiences of students and professionals alike.

Digital Marketer

Digital marketing is the cornerstone of modern business strategies, leveraging digital channels and technologies to connect with audiences, promote brands, and drive growth. As a digital marketing professional, my role is to navigate the dynamic landscape of online platforms, from social media and search engines to email and content marketing, to reach and engage target audiences. It involves crafting compelling digital campaigns, analyzing data to measure performance, optimizing strategies for maximum impact, and staying attuned to evolving consumer trends and behaviors. Digital marketing is not just about selling products or services; it's about creating meaningful connections, delivering value, and fostering brand loyalty in the digital realm, making it an indispensable component of contemporary marketing efforts.


My teaching experience in schools and colleges has been an enriching journey marked by a profound commitment to education. Over the years, I've had the privilege of imparting knowledge and fostering the growth of students at various academic levels. This has included developing engaging lesson plans, facilitating classroom discussions, and providing individualized support to students to help them achieve their academic goals. Witnessing the intellectual and personal growth of students has been incredibly rewarding, and I've strived to create inclusive and supportive learning environments that cater to diverse learning styles. Teaching has not only been a profession but a passion, as I've had the opportunity to inspire and empower future generations through the transformative power of education.

Freelance Photographer

Being a freelance photographer is an incredibly rewarding and creative profession. It grants me the freedom to capture the world through my lens and share unique perspectives with others. My work spans a wide range of subjects, from capturing breathtaking landscapes to candid moments of human emotion. Each project is a new adventure, and I relish the opportunity to collaborate with clients, understand their vision, and translate it into compelling visual stories. Freelancing also allows me to continuously evolve my craft, experiment with different styles, and stay updated with the latest photography techniques and technologies. Ultimately, being a freelance photographer is about capturing moments in time, freezing memories, and creating images that resonate with people on a deeply emotional level.

Virtual Assistant

My experience working as a Virtual Assistant has been a testament to my adaptability, organization, and ability to excel in a remote work environment. In this role, I have effectively managed tasks ranging from administrative support and data entry to email management and appointment scheduling. My strong communication skills have allowed me to maintain seamless collaboration with clients and colleagues, fostering efficient workflows and ensuring that tasks are completed promptly and accurately. As a Virtual Assistant, I have embraced the challenges of remote work, demonstrating my self-motivation and commitment to delivering high-quality support to clients from diverse industries.

ebay Seller

An eBay seller is an entrepreneurial individual or business entity who utilizes the eBay online marketplace to list and sell a wide array of products to a global customer base. As an eBay seller, my responsibilities include creating and managing listings, setting competitive pricing, handling customer inquiries, and efficiently fulfilling orders. It's a dynamic role that demands effective marketing strategies, customer service skills, and a keen understanding of e-commerce trends. The eBay platform provides a vast opportunity for reaching potential buyers and establishing an online retail presence, making eBay sellers essential contributors to the ever-expanding world of online commerce.

Software & Tools

My professional journey across my various job roles has equipped me with a versatile toolkit of tools and technologies. In software development, I have proficiently employed languages such as C# and integrated development environments (IDEs) to design, code, test, and deploy robust software solutions. My role as a Data Analyst has been complemented by the use of SQL, Python, Excel, and Power BI to extract insights from complex datasets and present them effectively. Additionally, my expertise in e-Learning has been amplified by tools such as Adobe Captivate for course development. This diverse skill set reflects my adaptability and proficiency in navigating the ever-evolving landscape of technology and data-driven disciplines.

Hobbies & Interests

Including my hobbies in my resume is a deliberate choice to provide a more holistic view of who I am as an individual beyond my professional endeavors. These interests are not just pastimes; they reflect my passions, values, and the qualities that make me a well-rounded and adaptable person. My hobbies illustrate my dedication, creativity, and ability to balance various aspects of life. They showcase my commitment to continuous learning and personal growth, which I believe are qualities that positively influence my professional contributions. By sharing my hobbies, I aim to convey that I bring not only technical skills and expertise but also a diverse set of interests and perspectives to any team or organization.

The Hobbie & Interests section offers only a glimpse into my hobbies, this section acts as a foundation for future endeavours, with plans to create separate websites focused on specific hobbies, allowing for in-depth exploration and engagement with like-minded individuals.


My passion for physics, encompassing areas such as quantum mechanics, the intricacies of time and space, and the theory of relativity, serves as a testament to my intellectual curiosity and analytical mindset. I am genuinely fascinated by the profound questions that physics poses about the nature of the universe and the fundamental laws that govern it. This interest has led me to explore complex concepts, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and stay abreast of cutting-edge developments in the field. My deep appreciation for physics not only reflects my dedication to the pursuit of knowledge but also underscores my ability to approach challenges with a meticulous and scientific mindset, enhancing my problem-solving skills and analytical thinking in various aspects of my life.


My passion for electronics, nurtured during my college years, has been a driving force behind my continued exploration of this dynamic field. From delving into the world of microcontrollers like Raspberry Pi and Arduino to designing and building electronic circuits, I have honed my skills in hardware development and embedded systems. This interest has not only led to hands-on projects but also sparked my curiosity about the limitless possibilities within the realm of electronics. My pursuit of knowledge in this area underscores my dedication to staying at the forefront of technological advancements, fueling my desire to contribute innovative solutions in the ever-evolving field of electronics.


My deep interest in philosophy extends beyond the confines of academia and significantly influences my worldview. Philosophy's exploration of fundamental questions about existence, ethics, and the human condition has not only honed my critical thinking skills but also instilled in me a profound appreciation for intellectual inquiry. This passion drives my continuous quest for knowledge, encouraging me to engage in philosophical discussions, read extensively, and ponder complex concepts. My interest in philosophy has enriched my ability to analyze problems from diverse perspectives, fostering a well-rounded approach to challenges in both my personal and professional life.

Health & Fitness

Health and fitness, specifically through activities like going to the gym, cycling, walking, and hiking, have long been integral aspects of my life. My enthusiasm for maintaining a healthy lifestyle is not just a hobby but a fundamental commitment to physical well-being. Regular workouts at the gym provide me with an avenue for strength training and overall fitness. Meanwhile, walking is a cherished daily routine that helps clear my mind and maintain my cardiovascular health. Hiking, on the other hand, allows me to reconnect with nature, explore scenic landscapes, and challenge myself physically and mentally. My passion for health and fitness serves as a source of motivation and balance, ensuring that I prioritize my physical health alongside my personal and professional pursuits.


My profound interest in travel is a reflection of my insatiable curiosity and an unquenchable thirst for experiencing diverse cultures, landscapes, and people. Travel, for me, is not just a leisure activity but an avenue for personal growth, expanding my horizons, and fostering a deeper understanding of the world. Exploring new destinations, immersing myself in local traditions, and adapting to different environments have honed my adaptability, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. These experiences have not only enriched my life but have also broadened my perspective, making me more open-minded, empathetic, and culturally aware. My passion for travel underscores my willingness to embrace change, seek new challenges, and approach life with a sense of adventure and discovery.


I am currently in the process of building my professional portfolio, and I am eager to showcase my work as soon as I undertake meaningful projects. While my portfolio may be under construction at the moment, I am actively seeking opportunities to apply my skills and expertise to various projects and endeavors. I am committed to enriching my portfolio with diverse and impactful work that reflects my capabilities and dedication. Stay tuned for updates as I embark on exciting projects and continue to expand my professional journey.

Portfolio coming soon!


Here are some of the services that I offer, encompassing a diverse range of skills and expertise honed throughout my professional journey. My service portfolio includes Web Development, Data Analysis, e-Learning Content Creation, Virtual Assistance, Digital Marketing, and more. Each service is delivered with a commitment to excellence, tailored to meet unique client needs, and driven by a passion for delivering tangible results. I take pride in offering comprehensive solutions that combine technical proficiency with creativity and adaptability, ensuring client satisfaction and success across various domains and industries.


I provide WordPress as a Service to offer dynamic and customizable web solutions to clients. My expertise encompasses designing, developing, and maintaining WordPress websites that align with clients' unique goals and visions. With proficiency in plugin integration, and SEO optimization, I ensure that every WordPress site I manage is not only visually appealing but also functional and search engine-friendly. My offering reflects my commitment to delivering user-friendly, scalable, and aesthetically pleasing websites that cater to diverse business needs.

Data Analytics

With a strong foundation in data collection, cleansing, transformation, and visualization, I offer comprehensive data analysis solutions tailored to diverse industries and domains. Whether it's optimizing business strategies, improving operational efficiency, or enhancing customer experiences, I am dedicated to helping organizations leverage the full potential of their data for data-driven success.

Digital Markerting

Digital Marketing as is where I harness the power of digital channels to propel businesses forward. With a strong foundation in SEO, SEM, content marketing, social media, and data analytics, I offer comprehensive digital marketing solutions tailored to diverse industries and objectives. My expertise extends to crafting data-driven strategies, optimizing online presence, and driving targeted traffic and conversions. Whether it's enhancing brand visibility, increasing customer engagement, or achieving measurable ROI, I am dedicated to helping businesses leverage the digital landscape to achieve their marketing goals and stay ahead in the ever-evolving online marketplace.


I offer Photography as a Service to capture moments and stories through the lens. With a keen eye for detail and a creative perspective, I specialize in various photography genres, including portrait, landscape, event, and product photography. My goal is to visually narrate stories, convey emotions, and create visually compelling content that resonates with clients and audiences alike. I'm dedicated to delivering high-quality imagery that meets the unique needs and expectations of every project, whether it's for personal events, marketing campaigns, or creative storytelling.

Personal Tutor

Offering Personal Tutoring as a Service, I provide customized and impactful educational support to individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills. My commitment to fostering academic and personal growth involves creating tailored learning plans, delivering one-on-one instruction, and adapting teaching methods to cater to diverse learning styles. With a focus on IT subjects ranging from web design to data analytics to advice to seelling on ebay, I ensure that my students achieve their educational goals and gain confidence in their abilities. My offering reflects my dedication to empowering individuals to succeed academically and reach their full potential.

Virtual Assistant

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Alan is an excellent developer. I worked with Alan closely and not only is he an excellent developer he is also one of the nicest people I have ever met. I would highly recommend Alan to anyone.

Neil Smith

Dynamics 365/Power Platform/Azure Solutions Architect

Alan has a great attitude towards software development. He is able to break down problems into logical unit’s of work and is interested in producing high quality outputs and advancing his skill set. Alan has demonstrated an ability to work under pressure, contributing modules to ensure the team delivered on time, to a tight deadline. Alan would be a great addition to any software development team and would have no issues working with him again in the future.

Ken Tuck

Developer at Newcastle Strategic Solitions

Absolutely superb ebayer, excellent communications, and the item is wonderful, sent with great care and well packaged. Could not ask for a better ebay experience A+++++


ebay buyer


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Newcastle upon Tyne


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