Television and film producer, fashion photographer, scriptwriter, artist, and environmentalist (and Highland gardener) – gifted generalist. Born and brought up in the north of Scotland, and has survived 40 years in an industry euphemistically called “Show Business” – assistant to Stanley Kubrick on Barry Lyndon and The Shining, fashion photography for many British publications, moving into magazine editing and art direction; part of the creative team that published Deluxe and finally Boulevard – the first of the truly independent monthly style publications. Then Don’t Flex, collaboration with Punk Design Team Rocking Russian – photography, directing pop promos and designing record sleeves. Since Channel 4 started he has been producing all manner of arts, lifestyle, investigative documentaries and youth programmes for them, notably the ground breaking gardening series Dig, and the invention of Video Diaries. Currently developing a number of film and television projects through his production company on the Ardnamurchan peninsula.