Although I have a science degree I work mostly on social and political issues, much of this for agencies of the United Nations, particularly in Asia and the Pacific.

Writer – My  most recent books are The Money Crisis (2015), the Oxford Guide to Countries of the World (2011), and the No-Nonsense Guide to International Migration (2008). I have also written a history of the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific. 

Editor – I have edited numerous publications for United Nations agencies, including the global UNDP Human Development Report and the regional human development report for Asia and the Pacific.

Web designer – Recently I have also been engaged in designing, writing and coding for websites using ExpressionEngine.

Scenes from a recent assignment in Samoa

Grandfather in Samoa
Householder in Apia
Secondary school in Samoa
Secondary English class