Founder, Leader and Director of Birmingham Perl Mongers, a CPAN Author, a professional lighting engineer and general roadie, a father of 2 and a player of games. Began coding Perl in 1999, using it for a variety of applications. Currently promotes CPAN Testers and works on the supporting toolchain to provide the statistics and help for testers. A speaker at many international technical conferences and workshops, together with presentations to numerous Perl and Linux user groups.
A freelance web developer, webadmin for the CPAN Testers and YAPC Conference Survey websites and general Perl ligger.
Was an co-organiser for the 2006 YAPC::Europe Perl Conference and the 2009 QA Hackathon, both in Birmingham, UK, an ex-member of the YAPC::Europe Foundation Venue Committee and currently writing a book on how to organise a YAPC Conference.