I have a keen interest in furthering my knowledge, and so have taken a number of courses to broaden my understanding of a range of topics. This page lists the courses I have completed to date.

Management Courses

• 2019: Effective Leadership, Dorrier Underwood

• 2017: Leading Teams for Emerging Leaders, London Business School

• 2017: Project Management Practitioner, Smallpeice

• 2016: Strategic Roadmapping, University of Cambridge

• 2016: People Management Skills for New Supervisors and Team Leaders, Hemsley Fraser

Technical Courses

• 2014: Optical System Design, Zemax

• 2014: Machine Learning, Coursera (Stanford University on-line course), 100%

Safety Courses

• 2015: Radiation Protection Supervisor Training

• 2012: Laser Safety Officer Training


• 2019: Won Queens Award for Innovation

• 2016: Won Bühler Innovation Challenge

• 2014: Attained a Professional Development Award from the Royal Academy of Engineering

Academic Achievements

• 2014: Mapping gigahertz vibrations in a plasmonic-phononic crystal Selected for inclusion in the exclusive 'Highlights of 2013' collection of New Journal of Physics

• 2011: Characterization of optical properties of ZnO nanoparticles for quantitative imaging of transdermal transport Selected for inclusion in Science Daily

• 2011: Retroemission by lens arrays for high intensity, high contrast imaging of upconverting phosphors Selected for inclusion in the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

• 2006: Strong Coupling between Localized Plasmons and Organic Excitons in Metal Nanovoids Selected for inclusion in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology

• 2006: Localized and delocalized plasmons in metallic nanovoids Selected for inclusion in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology

• 2005: Plasmonic bandgaps and Trapped Photons on Nanostructured Metal Surfaces Selected for inclusion in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology

Institute of Physics Online Courses

Institute of Physics: Personal Effectiveness

• Communicating Complex Ideas
• Communicating for Professional Success
• Developing Your Professional Career
• Grammar and Effective Writing
• Managing Relationships
• Managing Workload
• Managing your Behaviour at Work

Institute of Physics: Professional Skills

• Advanced Negotiation
• Agile SCRUM Project Management
• Cyber Security Strategy
• Decision Making for Managers
• Managing Risk in Social Media
• Negotiation Skills: The Principles
• Networking Leadership
• Networking Skills
• Professionalism and Ethics
• Project Management
• Social Media for Professionals
• Thinking Strategically

Institute of Physics: Business Thinking

• Business Performance Management
• Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
• Finance for Non-financial Managers
• Financial Management in Turbulent Times
• Innovation
• Intellectual Property and New Ideas
• International and Remote Working
• Key Performance Indicators
• Writing a Business Plan

Institute of Physics: Managing People

• Coaching Skills
• Leadership Skills
• Managing Professionals for Results
• Managing High Performing Teams
• Managing from Within the Team

Institute of Physics: HR and Compliance

• Being Appraised
• Conducting Performance Appraisals
• Data Protection
• Employment Law for Managers
• Ethical Compliance
• Health and Safety
• Recruitment and Selection

Institute of Physics: Business Development

• Advancing the Sale
• Consultative Selling for Marketers
• Conversations with Customers
• Market Analysis
• Market Research
• Principles of Consultative Selling