The services I offer include:
Past and present clients include public and corporate libraries, information providers, investment and financial services companies, organisations in the food and beverage industry, pharmaceutical companies, research and professional associations and UK government departments.
I have a degree in biological sciences from the University of Birmingham in the UK, and worked as a microbiologist before joining Wellcome as an information scientist. I then spent ten years in the pharmaceutical and health care industry before moving to the international management consultancy group Strategic Planning Associates. I set up RBA (Rhodes Blakeman Associates) Information Services in 1989.
I edit and publish an electronic newsletter called Tales from the Terminal Room (http://www.rba.co.uk/tfttr/) and my information and search blog is at
http://www.rba.co.uk/wordpress/. My personal garden and permaculture blog/diary - A Caversham Garden - is at http://cavershamgarden.blogspot.co.uk/
In 2002 I received the Information World Review Information Professional of the Year award.
BSc - Bachelor of Science, University of Birmingham, UK. 1976.
DipInfSc - Diploma in Information Science, City University, London. 1982.
Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) 2015
Hon FCLIP - Honorary Fellow of CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals)
Member of ISKO (UK) - International Society for Knowledge Organization
Member of the Permaculture Association