Graduate, Epsom College. Former Financial Controller, Virgin Communications, London. 1989, joined Warner Music International, London: from 1992, Managing Director, Warner Music Malaysia; from 1996, Regional Managing Director, ASEAN, Warner Music South East Asia; from 1999, Vice-President, Warner Music South East Asia. Since 2001, Group CEO, AirAsia. Recipient of awards, including: Honour of the Commander of the Order of the British Empire, for services to promote commercial and educational links between the UK and Malaysia; one of the world's most creative people in business for 2011, Fast Company; Inaugural Travel Business Leaders Award, CNBC.