A student of Derrick Wyndham at the Royal Northern College of Music until 1987, where he obtained both graduate and performance diplomas. He also studied with Yvonne Lefebure in Paris.
He continued his studies with Alain Planes in Paris, then at the Hochshule für Musik in Hanover with Karl-Heinz Kämmerling where he graduated with the Konzertexam.
He recorded his first album, Rachmaninoff's 2nd Sonata and Liszt's Sonata.
He is professor and coordinator of Keyboard at the Conservatoire de Cannes and a visiting professor at the Knessine Academy in Moscow.
To celebrate Shostakovich's 100th birthday, he played the full cycle of the 24 Preludes and Fugues, and was invited to the Knessin Academy in Moscow in 2011 to play this work.
Recent concerts and masterclasses include: at the Tel Aviv Conservatory, the Knessine Academy with Bach's 48 preludes and fugues, the Goldberg Variations at the Rostropovitch Festival in Baku, the Nuits du Suquet with the Cannes Orchestra, and a first tour in China.
Since 2017, he continues to interpret the complete works of Bach in Cannes.
His second passion is bridge, which allowed him to participate in several international competitions, notably in Montreal in the finals at the World Pair Championship in 2002.