Received his doctorate from The University of Melbourne in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Also has an MBA in international management. Director and Owner of Dunlop International. Has also 20 years experience in translation of science and engineering products and processes both nationally and internationally. He has worked for multinationals in SME in Australia and Internationally these include Orica, Rio Tinto and Kilfrost Group UK.
He has been responsible for a number of start-ups and advised numerous others. Has successfully run multi discipline research projects for businesses that have utilised research providers around the globe such as Melbourne Monash, ANU, UQ, York UK, Oxford, Imperial UK, UCL UK, Chicago, Argon National Energy Research Laboratories US, CSIRO, Durham UK, to successfully develop products and processes to drive business outcomes.