I have presented at numerous conferences/events, made public speeches, and published many articles on Hedge Funds, Independent Review Committees, B2B exchanges and capital markets.

I used to regularly Chair Investor Meet Manager events at the Hedge Fund Hotel and run workshops on conflicts of interest matters for Independent Review Committee members at IRC continuing education seminars.

In September 2004, I sat on a panel which discussed the governance of mutual funds as part of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada's Annual Conference. In December 2004, I made a presentation entitled "Building an Effective Governance Program for Hedge Funds" at the World Hedge Funds Summit.

I was the Key Note speaker at Pantellos' Executive Supply Chain Conference in February 2003 and I was a Key Note speaker at RightWork's Velocity 2000, B2B Conference.

1995 - December 2001

As the CEO of the Bermuda Stock Exchange I was an ambassador for Bermuda and represented the international business sector in Bermuda on overseas promotional tours, speaking engagements and to the press. I was regularly quoted in leading publications, including the Financial Times, regarding new developments in international business in Bermuda. I also presented at numerous public seminars (e.g. IIR, IBC and other conferences).

I proposed a toast and spoke at the Bermuda Society annual dinner in 2000 (Black tie event with over 150 present).

1990 - 1995

As a consultant for ISC, I have been involved in numerous capital markets projects where I was advising and working with the Governments of various countries – usually at the Minister of Finance level. For instance - I presented to Manmohan Singh (then the MOF and later the prime minister of India) on why the government should back the National Stock Exchange of India. 

1986 - 1995

I made several appearances on Asian Business News and BBC World Service Asia News in interviews on the development and regulation of securities markets in Asia and was regularly quoted in the South China Morning Post and Asian Wall Street Journal on securities market issues.

I presented many tailor–made, in–house seminars on the Listing Rules and subsequent changes for the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong. I also presented at numerous public seminars (e.g. IIR, IBC and other conferences).


As President of the Trainee Solicitors in Birmingham I organized and spoke at the black tie annual dinner in front of over 600 lawyers - responding to a toast by Lord Donaldson, Master of the Rolls.