Still searching, changing and hopefully improving…


Imperial College London, Masters degree: History of Science

University College London, Degree: History and Philosophy of Science

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), Diploma: Acting

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), FCA: Fellow


Worked in various financial institutions, including the Global Banking & Markets divisions of RBS, Lloyds and HSBC; as well as the financial trading brokerages E*Trade and ETX Capital

Worked in the UK Cabinet Office Press Office and had placements in the British National Space Centre, the Office for the Public Understanding of Science, and HMS Sultan

Was in the Officers’ Training Corp as a student

At various times attended LAMDA, RADA, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, The Academy Drama School

Stood for public election (no interest in party politics anymore)

Was a volunteer Athletics coach

Overly keen on running and computer programming

Also known as Robert, Rob, Bob, Bobby, Bobster and so on…

Journal 2021-03-21

Activities in no particular order: actor, singer, songwriter, artist, writer, financial software developer.

Journal 2021-01-17

Job: employed at a financial markets brokerage firm. Side-project: writing an algorithmic trading terminal. This may sound like a huge project but I have actually already written all the back-end code – it’s just a case of placing a GUI on top. I will gradually iterate to a stand-alone FinTech App for people to optimise … Continue reading Journal 2021-01-17

Journal 2021-01-02

I describe creative activities by five broad categories: music, performance art, visual art, writing, ideas. Examples: At present my paid activities can often be included in ideas. I would include any type of personal presentation as the acting form of performance art.


Inventions: Most importantly: Trendline Syncing System (TSS) – an algorithmic trading model. First To 7 – strategy board game. Also: WIBAMU Easy Accounts – simple accounting system for small businesses. Songwriting: Yes, many songs are online. Other writing: Some pieces are available but the bulk is within unfinished projects – would like to actually finish … Continue reading Activities

Journal 2020-06-23

5 creative outlets for me: Playing music – vocals, instrumentals, producing; Performing – singing, acting, public speaking; Writing – music, lyrics, poetry, drama, prose; Visual art and design; Computer programming. I’m not interested in comparing levels of ability to others, that’s not the point. The more these areas cross-over the better. The more I enjoy … Continue reading Journal 2020-06-23