I spent 16 years network planning in the telecommunications industry. This involved my learning and using a variety
of management and personal skills to get the job done. Here I got involved in Mentoring, Project Management, Software
Engineering, IT Support, Interviewing for new staff etc. All of which gives me a broad background of experiences
to draw upon in order to advise and guide on the expectations of employee and employer, project team and project manager.
Meanwhile, I have also spent a great deal of my life doing all my own building and property maintenance tasks.
My Son reckons I can fix anything (I am not so sure). I am reluctant to use the term experienced DIY as it conjours
images of wonky shelves and tiles falling off of walls.
The pressure of big industry eventually reached a point at which I had had enough of working long hours and never seeing
my kids and I eventually decided the only person I would be happy working for would be me.
I am a friendly, tidy, and consciencious individual. I feel ripped off when a workman even walks into my house
and before he has even given me a quote so I know how hard it can be to put trust in someone, especially with all the bad
press about cowboys in the building trade. I am NOT a builder, I am an odd job man. Want an extension? Ask
Now isn't that odd... the others usually say the opposite!