Educated Northampton Grammar School, Northamptonshire, England；Bachelor of Laws (Dundee University, Scotland)；Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives (FILE)；Certified Accountant (England & Wales)。
After graduating with LL.B degree in 1974, joined Tax and Commercial Department of Tollers, a large firm of solicitors, setting up corporate structures for clients and drafting formal Agreements and Partnerships and other non-contentious business. Also able to gain experience in Contentious Business Dept, drafting and lodging Writs and Statements of Claim in commercial matters, with submissions in Response, including applications in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
Upon qualifying as FILE, changed direction after five years and joined Coopers and Lybrand, a firm of accountants well-known in the UK, with view to becoming a Certified Accountant at Institute of Certified Accountants, UK. Employed with Coopers as Associate Partner for over twenty years mainly advising and prosecuting in matters of taxation and corporate agreements.
Accepted position of Chief Financial Officer with Negros Navigation, a shipping company based in Manila, Philippines, until coming to China in 2009; joined Foxconn in May 2011, initially as Technical Editor and later moving with Scienbiz IP in 2014 and being appointed Head of Technical Editing.
I continue to craft and perfect Patent applications to Patent Offices in the US, the EU, and other English-language jurisdictions.