CEO, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts
Founder: The BRIT School, The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (Higher Education); the LIPA Primary School, the LIPA Sixth Form and LIPA 4-19 (weekend academy); Capital College, The London School of Insurance, (Co-founded) The London School of Publishing
Actor: a variety of shows in the UK & US, including a Hollywood film.
Teacher: Middle school, secondary, sixth form and higher education.
Editor and Writer: variety of UK broadsheets, Macmillan Education, Quartet Books.
Co-producer: Whose Town Is It Anyway? (for Channel Four)
Author: Optimistic Even Then, LIPA in Pictures: The Tenth Anniversary
Current Board Memberships: The Liverpool Royal Court Theatre, The British Music Experience
CMO Viacom UK & SVP, Youth and Music, Viacom International
Chairman, Ofcom & Former Chairman of Channel 4 & Santander
Founder, Kitchen Table Partners
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government
CEO, Health Education England