(Founder of Nextgen Heating) I have 30 years experience in the electronics industry with 15 years international experience at executive management level. I currently run my own consulting company, engaged by AnSem NV as their Vice President Engineering. Previous positions include VP Engineering at Chipidea Semiconductors, VP Engineering at Artimi, Director of Marketing at LSI Logic Corporation and VP Engineering at Virata Inc. I started my career in 1978 as student engineer for Philips Telecommunications in Cambridge. My career has taken me to the US, UK and mainland Europe with extensive experience of working with companies across the northern hemisphere. I have a BSEE from Portsmouth University and an MBA from Vlerick Leuven Ghent Management School.