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I am a 24 year old PHP and Symfony Web Developer, based in Hampshire. I currently work at Pure Innovation after spending 4 years with Bluhalo under the umbrella of Gyro.

I have worked with the following technologies:

  • PHP 5
  • Symfony
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MS SQL
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript, jQuery


I have had the privilege of working with several top clients and brands such as Liverpool FC, Technicolor, BlackBerry UK, Nokia and Sequel International. Below are just a few, click for more info.

  • Liverpool FC

    Liverpool FC

    I played a major role in the development of rebuilding the Liverpool FC website. One of the most visited sports websites in the world.

    Liverpool FC
  • BlackBerry


    I developed Facebook apps, and micro-sites for BlackBerry UK, delivering fully functional websites within short timescales.

  • Nokia


    The Nokia Agora Social Visualizer integrates with multiple 3rd parties to display social data, sentiment and videos on TV displays, web, and mobile.

  • Wirehive


    I have developed several websites for Wirehive in addition to their main site, including a customer portal that has custom integrations with 3rd parties including accounts, monitoring and support systems.


I love travelling and exploring new places, and I will always be equipped with my camera when going away. I have been lucky enough to see some truly amazing places.

Below are some of my favourite photos from my travels:

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