Born in Belfast 1945. Founded Oasis Retail Services Ltd in 1968 which, from small beginnings is now a significant operation, with the main emphasis of business development being in Northern Ireland employing circa 140 people. Former National Chairman (Adult Gaming Centres Division) of BACTA (The British National Trade Association). Current Chairman of NIACTA (The Northern Ireland Amusement Trade Association). Past President of BCTC and Former Director of BCCM. Former Chairman of the Northern Ireland Private Sector Funding Group IEF. Current Deputy Chair of Belfast Jewish Community. Current President of NIFI (Northern Ireland Friends of Israel).