has conducted orchestras and ensembles all over the world, from the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the RSNO, the SCO, Oulu Sinfonia and Armenian Philharmonic to the ensembles of the Düsseldorf Symphoniker, Psappha and Cantiere Montepulciano. He has recorded for BBC Radio 3, WDR and Radio New Zealand. His most striking role to date has been as co-founder and Music Director of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq. In December 2017, he received the first-ever Global Blue Ocean Shift Award for innovative business strategy from the Prime Minister of Malaysia at the Global Entrepreneurship Community Summit in Kuala Lumpur. He now musically directs The Glasgow Barons, Govan's professional regeneration orchestra, winners of the 2019 National Diversity Award as Community Organisation for Race, Religion & Faith, and 2020 Scottish Urban Regeneration Forum Award for Creative Regeneration.
He is shortlisted for the Conductor category of the 2021 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards.