Born and educated in Southern Rhodesia now Zimbabwe, left as a refugee with wife Sharon, daughter Kirsty, and $1000.00.
Founded and ran a business in South Africa for 20 years. In 2007 sold that business and emigrated to New Zealand, birth place of maternal grandfather.
Wife Sharon, two children Kirsty and Kyle, 4 grandchildren. Designer / engineer, who specialises in innovative solutions to problems in a variety of industries.
Founder of Kirkyl Ltd. Name from children’s names KIRsty KYLe
Kirkyl Ltd - design and manufacture of light weight, earthquake resistant, chimney frames and light weight brick cladding systems.