Highly experienced PHP developer with substantial practical working knowledge of all layers of the development stack. Has a love of all things technology, extremely adaptable and always looking to learn. Writes great code and drinks too much tea.


  • Senior Manager Online Development2009 - Present

    International Triathlon Union

    Responsible for all development of the International Triathlon Union's online presence. Developed complex custom backend solutions extending the content management system ExpressionEngine. Developed RESTful APIs using modern PHP frameworks for internal application development, TV production and service monitoring.

  • IT Development Manager2006-2009

    British Triathlon Federation

    Responsible for development of and all company IT projects.

  • Research Assistant2000-2001

    University of Liverpool

    'Active research' position based at TRW Aeronautical Systems focusing on lean manufacturing


  • PhD Sports Engineering2001 - 2005

    Loughborough University, UK
  • MSc Advanced Manufacturing Systems and Technology1999-2000

    University of Liverpool, UK
  • BEng Aeronautics and Astronautics1996-1999

    University of Southampton, UK

Programming Skills

  • PHP

  • MySQL

  • APIs

  • Laravel

  • PHPUnit

  • Codeigniter

  • JQuery

  • MongoDB


System Adminstration

  • Git

  • Linux System Administration

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Rackspace Cloud

  • Tea Making

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  • Gareth is professional, timely, and EXTREMELY knowledgeable. I really enjoyed working with him and will try to 'snatch' him up again if I can!

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