Don is a semi-retired professional non-executive director and is a member of Lansdowne Baptist Church, along with his wife, Ragnheidur, and two teenage sons, Sam and Taron.
He has an honours degree in engineering and an MBA from INSEAD. He is been a successful entrepreneur based on patented technologies and has a strong interest in corporate governance. He has founded, led, grown and successfully exited, several start-up companies primarily in the IT and telecoms sectors. He currently chairs the Dorset Business Angels.
His experience also includes strategy consulting, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and global business growth. He is a non-executive director of various companies and organisations from ‘not for profit’ to larger commercial corporations, including Bournemouth University.