- Joined the bookbinding section of the National
Library of Wales in 1969 and completed a four-year apprenticeship in
bookbinding. Has spent his entire working career in the library, subsequently
becoming Head of Binding and Conservation in 1981. An accredited member
of the Institute of Paper Conservation, and Instructor for the Society
of Archivists Conservation Certificate Training Scheme. Active
member of the Society of Bookbinders. Undertakes book and paper conservation
as well as commissioned
private and edition bindings in his home workshop.
- Elected a Fellow
of Designer Bookbinders in 1996 and President in 2007.
- Has work in public collections in the UK and
private collections in UK, Europe, USA, Russia and Japan.
- Currently manager of the Conservation Treatment
Unit at the National Library of Wales.