Retired mechanical engineer whose career within the government started in mechanical design and ended in safety related committee/admin roles in transport, aviation and medical products. The later years included commercial experience as a builder/developer and contract work in vehicle standards and acquiring a post graduate qualification in arbitration.
Interests include anything new and technical but with an emphasis on anything mechanical electrical/electronic or automotive.
"No-one gets an ironclad guarantee of success. Certainly, factors like opportunity, luck and timing are important. But the backbone of success is usually found in old-fashioned, basic concepts like hard work, determination, good planning and perseverance" -- Mia Hamm