ww2, writing, football, rugby
The Author comes from a professional Engineering background and worked in senior management positions for companies such as Coca-Cola and General Electric. Following a successful career in these international companies, the Author subsequently established his own management consultancy, where he was engaged in various projects and assignments, not only in South Africa, but also in Zambia and Nigeria.
The Author then retired, but came out of retirement to join another international company and presently conducts specialised training in Operations Management and Finance at MBA level.
The Author always had a lifelong passion for history and having majored in that discipline, the Author developed a passion for the history of World War Two, in particular. Becoming a member of The South African Military History Society of Kwa Zulu Natal based in Durban. The Author rose to the position of Chairman; a position the Author still holds.
The Author presents papers on military history to professional bodies and academia on a regular basis. This compendium is a concatenation of the papers presented and as such is a valuable collection of many of the events, actions, battles and biographies of personalities of World War Two, making it an easy matter for both the serious and casual student of history to obtain an understanding of that particular aspect of history, without having to read a tome.