I'm a "trailing spouse", a career choice I highly recommend - especially if you are a self-starting scientist geek who likes to travel like me.

My brilliant wife works for DFID, and with her I've lived in London, Durban, Cape Town, Abuja, Lusaka, Dar es Salaam and soon New Delhi. Before meeting her I lived in (and was old enough to remember) Den Hague, Stuttgart, Camp Zama (Japan), Kapaa (Hawaii), Moscow (Idaho!), Seattle, Everett and Pullman (Washington), Buenos Aires, and Grenoble (France). Did I mention I like to travel?

My field of interest is bioinformatics, primarily protein structure prediction. My main hobby is FDM 3D printing, which I also use for protein structures so that I can claim to be working more often. I also enjoy scuba diving, running, photography and coding in general.

We have one lovely, amazing daughter; we used to have two. Through that loss I learned about what is truly valuable, and what is not