His earlier career was in the Oil Industry and then in Corporate Consulting. Over the years he worked in Information Technology as a programmer, analyst, senior manager and strategic consultant. At other times he was a Management Accountant and Operations Manager. He has worked both in Australia and overseas. He commenced serious trading in 1994 and gradually converted from fundamental and discretionary trading to quantitative systems. He is married to Nina (also an ATAA member) and has two adult daughters.