Biographical and professional sketch
Since 1998 ongoing scientific links to the Department for Kanpo Herbal Research at Keio University Hospital in Tokyo, Japan.
Since summer 2005 consultant holistic practitioner under the auspices of Dr. Okuno, the medical director of the Clinica E.T. ( Endovascular Therapy) in Yokohama, Japan, a specialist treatment center for cancer and degenerative diseases.
Teaching and lecturing
Lecturer at the School of integrated Health at Westminster University, London 2003- 2005
Lecturer at the London College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2001
Lecturer at the Kanpo Apprenticeship course
Leading workshops in England, Germany and Spain.
Writing and publishing
Articles on various topics of oriental medicine have appeared in English and German TCM publications
Co-author of the Neal's-Yard book of Natural Therapies published by Thorsons.
Professional membership and Insurance
Member of the International Biocybernetics Association (IBA)
Member of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine (RCHM)
Medical Indemnity Insurance: Balens Ltd, Bridge House, Portland Road, Malvern, Worc. WR14 2TA
GCSE, A, in Japanese, summer 2005
BSc (Hons) in Phytotherapy, Middlesex University 1998
Kanpo Herbalism, London 1991
Aromatherapy Qualification 1988
Post-graduate Diploma in Acupuncture 1986
Acupuncture and Acupressure Diploma 1985
Diploma in massage, Churchill centre, Marble Arch 1981
Degree in Social Sciences, Frankfurt, 1978