Resume / CV

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2009 - Present

Lighting Designer / Operator  KISS 2009 to 2017

Lighting Designer / Operator INXS 2011

Fill in LD for Lenny Kravitz Rock in Rio & Argentina 2012 

Lighting Programmer  THE WHO Australia 2009 / Operated Adelade :-}

Fill in LD for Lionel Ritchie Australia

Lighting Designer / Operator Darren Hayes Australian tour 2011

Nominated for Top Dog Award USA 2010 {Lighting Design for KISS}

Lighting crew chief Australia  PRG {Lenny Kravitz, Elton John, Big Day Out, Lady Ga Ga, The Who & others }


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2008 - 2003

Lighting Crew Chief / Fill in Board Operator KISS Europe USA 2008

Lighting Designer / Operator Cat Empire 2007


Lighting Designer / Operator Paul Stanley Australia 2007


Fill in LD KISS 2007 & 2008

Lighting Designer / Operator INXS World Tour 2006/7


Lighting Operator / Programmer MTV Video Awards 2004/5/6/7/8


Lighting Designer / Operator Andrea Bocelli Australia & New Zealand 2004

Lighting Programmer / Operator Sydney Harbour Bridge New Year 2004


Lighting Designer / Operator “Hear & Now” {Human League, Kim Wilde, Go West, etc} 

Lighting Designer / Operator NRL Grand Final 2003 & 2004

Lighting crew chief for Bytecraft,   {Big Day Out’s, Kiss, Prince, Everessence, Pavarotti, Iron Maiden & others }

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2002 - 1999

Lighting Designer / Operator INXS "Just For Kicks" World Tour 2002 / 2003 

Lighting Programmer / Operator Sydney Fashion Week 2003


Lighting Operator British National Ballet {Romeo & Juliet} 2001


Lighting Programmer / Operator Savage Garden world tour 2000.

Lighting Designer / Operator for Jimmy Barnes

Lighting Designer / Operator Sydney Opera house steps New Year 2000 concert. 

Lighting Programmer / Operator 1999 Carols in the Domain TV show

Lighting Designer / Operator Stadium Australia opening} INXS & Terence Trent} 

Lighting crew chief for Bytecraft,   {Big Day Out’s, Deep purple, Bee Gees, Swan Lake {British Ballet}, 1999 ARIA awards, Eurhythmics, Elvis, Christina Agulera, Kiss, Robbie Williams, Big Day Out, Live, Elton John, Alicia Keys, Fleetwood Mac, Radio head, The Who, Timberlake, REM, 
Rod Stewart, and others.}

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1998 - 1992

ENTEC Lighting Designer of the Year Award for 1998.


Lighting designer / Operator for Savage Garden world tour 1998.


Lighting designer / Operator INXS / Elegantly Wasted world tour 1997.

Lighting designer / Operator for George Thorogood Australian tour 1996.

Lighting / Set Designer Diesel [4 x Australia UK & New Zealand tours.


Lighting Designer / operator D-ream Australian tour Easter 1993.


Lighting Design for Rose Tattoo National Tour 1993.


Lighting Designer / Operator for Fashion Shows, Conferences, and Product Launches. 

Board Operator 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996 Australian Rock Industry Awards {ARIA}.

Lighting designer / Operator INXS tour 1993.

Tours as crew chief for Jands.  {AC/DC, Bon Jovi, Big day out’s, Page / Plant, Ricky Martin, Bon Jovi, Lenny Kravitz, Pantera, Slayer, Susan Vega, Santana, Smashing Pumpkins, U2 Zoo TV & others}

1991 - 1986

Toured as Lighting Designer for Noiseworks on many national tours 

Lighting designer for Public Enemy / Ice T Australian tour. 

Worked for Vari*lite Europe.


Toured Europe with George Michael & Bon Jovi as Vari*lite tech. 

Toured Japan with Bon Jovi as Vari*lite tech.

Worked in Paris Television studio as Vari*lite tech.


Worked for Jands / Samuelsons Concert Productions as lighting crew.  {Elton John, Simple Minds, AC/DC, Phil Collins, Motley crue, Metallica, Billy Joel, Pretenders, Eurhythmics, Jimmy Barnes, George Michael, INXS, John Cougar, Jackson Brown, Bon Jovi, Crowded House & others}

1985 - 1983

Local crew / Stagehand and LD for local club acts in Canberra

1979-1982

Scout Gang show backstage tech

Trained as Chef 81-84

1970-1981 School 

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