Born and educated in England, he immigrated to Canada and worked in theatre with the Vancouver Theatre association and the Vancouver Opera association for several years while studying acting, stage and business management. He returned to England and studied at the renowned London Film School for two years. After graduating, BBC offered him an appointment with their editing department. Upon returning to Canada he joined a major television station\u2019s film department where he produced, directed, shot and edited documentaries, public service spots, and commercials. After six years he started his own business directing; commercials, television drama, multimedia shows, and drama documentaries.