Colin retired from the Royal Air Force in 2004 as a senior officer in the Engineer Branch. He was awarded the NATO Medal for leading teams on operations in relation to the Former Yugoslavia and the Iraq Medal for his leadership on operations in that theatre.
Since then Colin has run a couple of local businesses and enjoyed a spell managing the hospital estates for the Northern Lincolnshire & Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is currently managing director of a local business providing energy-efficiency assessment services.
As well as hearing employment disputes as a non-legal member for the Employment Tribunals Service, Colin is also a member of Lincolnshire County Council’s Independent Remuneration Panel.
A Fellow of the Institute of Leadership & Management, Member of the City and Guilds of London Institute and Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Colin is also a Chartered Engineer with a Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management.