Colin qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1983 after training with a Chesterfield based accountancy firm and has worked as a chartered accountant in private practices throughout his career. Colin joined BHP in 1991 and is now a Healthcare Partner, responsible for the firm's healthcare clients. He is chair of the Kreston UK Healthcare Group and co-author of the Kreston GP Practices Benchmarking report which is published annually. He is also a member of the ICAEW Healthcare group. Colin enjoys all sports and is a supporter of Chesterfield FC and Derbyshire CCC.