News Editor and Feature Writer, Silver Travel Advisor. Former Evening Standard travel editor and aviation correspondent. Has covered all major developments in travel for over 50 years from the development of Concorde to the rise and fall of Freddie Laker and the advent of low cost air travel. Member of the Civil Aviation Authority’s advisory committee on financial protection for air travellers (ATIPAC). Author of Flight to the Sun, a history of the post-war travel revolution (with Vladimir Raitz) published by Continuum. Has spoken often at industry conferences. Keen hiker and skier – has skied well over 100 resorts/areas.