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I am a specialist in multi-channel knowledge management, instructional design and deployment, whose work has won awards. I have more than 30 years experience within the field of digital and traditional resource development and delivery.


I have delivered training and training resources to people ranging from those with learning difficulties to senior managers and advanced practitioners, operating in fields as diverse as clinical (medical, veterinarian, dental), compliance, finance, military aviation (fixed and rotary wing), and scientific research.


My work is further complimented by senior management, teaching, and vocational training experience, together with a background in engineering and computing.


Select the buttons below to access my main areas of expertise.

Select the sections below to learn more about my recent work.


LEAP and the Environment Agency

LEAP Serious Game was designed for the Environment Agency to train their Incident Responders. The Environment Agency's collaboration, during the game's design, was exceptional.

Responsible for protecting the wildlife, environment and people of England, The Access the Environment Agency's website.
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Environment Agency
is England's unsung hero, as it co-ordinates the Emergency Services (Ambulance, Coast Guard, Fire and Police) in responding to incidents such as flooding, ships run aground and, at the time of writing, the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Sample pages from one of the shortlisted submissions for the Learning Technologies Awards 2020.

The Awards Journey Begins

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It all began when my manager, at Access RINA's website.
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Consulting Defence Ltd., asked me to write the award submissions. Submissions were made (2020-07-31) in two categories for the Access Learning Technologies website.
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Learning Technologies
Awards 2020:

  • Best Learning Game (BLG);
  • Best Use of Mobile Learning (BUML).

Presentations were given (2020-09-29 BUML and 2020-10-08 BLG) during which the judges commended the high standard of the submissions.

A Team Effort

Such things are rarely the work of just one person.

Much credit goes to Access Claire Sunshine's LinkedIn Profile.
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Claire Sunshine
, of the Environment Agency, and my colleague at Access RINA's website.
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Consulting Defence Ltd., Access Robert Grey's LinkedIn Profile.
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Robert Grey
, who also designed the outstanding LEAP Serious Game, for their invaluable support and their delivery of excellent presentations.

Credit also goes to my manager, Access Richard Law's LinkedIn Profile.
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Richard Law
, for presenting me with this rewarding opportunity and to Access Matt Holland's website.
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Matt Holland
for transforming my words and ideas into impressive submission documents.

Of course, none of this would have been possible without the support and resources given by my employer, Access RINA's website.
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Both Submissions were Shortlisted

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List of nominees (including RINA Consulting Defence) for Best Learning Game taken from the Learning Technologies Awards Virtual Gala on the 18th November 2020.
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List of nominees (including RINA Consulting Defence) for Best Use of Mobile Learning taken from the Learning Technologies Awards Virtual Gala on the 18th November 2020.

Not bad for a first attempt, especially in this record-breaking year, which attracted 489 submissions from around the world.

Onwards and upwards!


The United Kingdom Military Flying Training System (UK MFTS) is a £6 billion programme developed for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Tri-Services:

  • Royal Navy;
  • Army;
  • Royal Air Force.


The programme is being delivered through a joint venture between:


In addition to Instructional Design, the role involved lesson development, content research and technical authoring, in collaboration with Air Training Specialists and Media Design in the creation of Computer Aided Instruction (presented by Qualified Flying Instructors (QFI)), Computer Based Training, and Instructor and Student Guides, providing for MoD Flight Ground School Training, together with Basic Flight, Multi-Engine Pilot, Rear Crew, and QFI Training.


Training materials were also developed to enable learners to progress seamlessly to synthetic training devices such as the Fuselage Trainer (FuT), based on the Airbus Atlas A400M aircraft.

UK MFTS Aircraft Types Covered

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Grob Prefect; Embraer Phenom 100; Beechcraft Texan TMk1; Lockheed Martin Hercules C130J Mk 3/4; Boeing Globemaster C-17A; Airbus Atlas A400M.

UK MFTS Topics Covered

Topic Topic
Airways Flying and Administration. Multi-Function and Primary Flight Displays (MFD, PFD).
Communications Control Systems. Navigation.
Defensive Aids Suite. Night Flying.
Flight Planning. Non-verbal Communications: ATC, Marshalling, Electrical/Radio Failure Procedures, Shepherding.
Fuel Systems. Pressurisation and Environmental Control Systems.
Loading/Unloading, Load Positioning, Dangerous Goods. Safety - Walk-around, Pre Taxi/Take-Off, Ascent, ToC/Leg/ToD, Circuits.
Mission Planning System. Stalling, Spinning and Aerobatics.
  Undercarriage System.

Latest News

Multi-Engine Pilot Training (fixed-wing), Texan (fixed-wing), and Jupiter (rotary-wing) UK MFTS (Access Ascent Flight Training's UK MFTS news page.
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It was my privilege to work with Elekta, during the Research and Development phase of their Unity project, conducting a Knowledge Structure and Data Integrity Analysis, for Research and Development personnel and Field Service Engineers, and a Training Needs Analysis for Field Service Engineers.


My work involved collaboration with local and international representatives from areas of senior management, IT, research physicists, clinicians, software and GUI developers, and electro-mechanical engineers.


Elekta Unity, MRI guided radiotherapy.
Elekta's Unity: Radiotherapy (RT) guided by real-time Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).


Elekta's Access Elekta's website Unity MRI/RT page
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Unity MRI-LinAc
'went live' at the Access the Royal Marsden Hospital's website MR Linac - first ever treatment page
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Royal Marsden Hospital
(London) in September 2018, a ground-breaking and revolutionary achievement for Elekta, which has since won the following awards:

  1. (Access the Markets Insider article (External link, opens in a new tab/window)). Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough Award 2019 from MedTech Breakthrough;
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     Business Innovation Award 2019
    from the Institute of Physics.



  1. Contributed to the Research and Development phase of Elekta's Unity MRI-LinAc, winner of global and national awards (see Work > Organisations > Scientific > Elekta Unity MRI-guided Radiation Therapy System, for details);
  2. Sole designer and developer of the e-learning element for the award winning FSC HMEP Officer course (see Work > Organisations > Technical > Fire Service College (England), for details);
  3. Contributed to eLA, winner of Gold at the e.learning age awards (see Work > Organisations > Clinical > e-Learning for Healthcare, for details).


Deputy Medical Director/Senior Consultant
"I've been involved in organising / writing / editing for a number of medical e-learning projects over the last 10 years, and I think you've provided a very good design service."


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