Born 1968 in Portsmouth/Great Britain.
Studied composition at Sussex University, at Columbia University in New York and at the Royal Conservatory at The Hague.
1999-2002 fellow of composition at the University of Leeds.
1998-99 lecturer in composition at the University of Sussex and 1999-2001 at Goldsmiths‘ College, University of London. 2000 conducted ensemble in BMIC new voices “Cutting Edge” tour (Great Britain).
Most recent compositions: “presence/absence” (for bass flute, baritone saxophone, viola, guitar and percussion), “Intransigence” (for ensemble, 2000) and “Collateral Damage” (for ensemble, 1999).
1995 winner of the Benjamin Britten International Prize for Composers. 2000 summer residency at the Civitella Ranieri Center in Umbria, Italy. 2002 prize of the Christoph Delz foundation.