Smart Localism, Immmunology, Mutational Match-making, and NGS Genomic Profiling, a brave new world of opportuniies

Business profile and insghts

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Centralising, simplifying, and connecting informational resources has been a central component within all my business activities and success.

As technology has advanced and disrupted in practical terms, I have continually added technology to my skills mix, which in turn has dramatically increased my ability to not only participate, but also feature in new solution-based opportunities.

Current activities and projects

1. Smart Localism* This is Localism leading Globalism – the next wave, which in fact is well underway.
Simply I find the village nucleus that exists within any wider less focused community environment, then develop its innate asset out to meet to its fullest potential.

2. NGS – Peer to Peer Mutational Match Making.
This is the Next-Generation Sequencing of Patient Cancer mutations in Patient then connecting patients by their exact match. This is a significant Health Technology application that contributes to the cure equation.

3. The Cancer Toolkit
An app-type solution; The collective knowledge, experience, and wisdom from the globally connected patient. A peer-to-peer, patient-to-patient digital toolkit series for the newly diagnosed patient and their support community. A checklist of “Must Do’s that will give them a vital head-start to better outcomes.

Further Details

I began my working life in pursuit of golfing glory on a plus 2 handicap. The romance of stardom on the 18th green was always very compelling at the age of 17. However, what wasn’t so compelling was sleeping in the back seat of my old Vauxhall, hidden in some remote cornfield or paddock. I cannot remember how, but on that back seat were two books, Bob Jones on Property and Napoleon Hill’s “Think and Grow Rich.” These books influenced a shift in my aspirations as the word entrepreneur and all its benefits loomed largely. Since then, I have gone on to build, acquire, and sell several businesses.

Since the mid 90’s I have had a very fortunate journey in developing and holding New Zealand commercial property, via a family property trust & fund.

Areas of operation
  • Tier One Urban Central:
    Mixed-use retail/hospo. Examples: Monteiths Breweries and other, Restaurants, TAB’s and associated hospo retail.
  • Industrial: City/Urban Mix-Use:
    Village Precincts, Free-Holds, and Free-standing. Government and Private sector.
  • Executive Resi-Spec Developments:
    250 free-standing independent living executive retirement homes. (non-village)
Other Activities

2016 – 2020: I have spent the majority of my time in hospital ICU’s, Surgical Wards, and Treatment facilities. I continue to be a participant on the international Keynote trial 158 until 2023.

2020 has delivered a new inflow of strength, that has allowed me to venture back onto the “business paddock” and re-orientate back into the ebb and flow of people in business. My key challenge is to get my body and mind back into sync, and regain that natural free-flowing confidence prior to cancer.

My focus now is to discover my new relevance and contribution values from the fusion of past skills and experiences with the new.

I am more the Entrepreneur in business than the Businessman in business.

Having said that, I am very disciplined and not given to stray off my chosen course. I highly value the “Remarkable & Resourceful” effort where contribution and relevance values become obvious. – ie be an asset and add value or don’t do it!

I also value the “Pursuit of Perfection”

Chasing down (the pursuit) the vision and its aspirations probably hold a higher value than the perceived perfection itself.

I see myself as an ‘Active Lifestyler’

Someone who loves to run, ride and linger at the after-match coffee. A special place of tall tales and massaged facts, the opportunity to unlock and build friendships on and off the field of business.

I am good at  –
  1. Identifying interesting ideas then finding people who can turn them into a reality.
  2. Taking Risks that fit my experience landscape.
    I always look for the downside and then figure out how I can protect myself from it. This process of thinking typically highlights the presence of a genuine opportunity.
  3. Deal fit – 
  4. I am best with Small high margin monopolies:
    Small unattended market niches that have little or no competition. Higher margins, potential to monopolize, and room to scale upward.
I am not good at
  1. Highly competitive low margin environments
  2. I am not the perfect competitor-styled entrepreneur.
  3. I prefer to lead, not chase