Awards and Public Speaking engagements


2013 June – COLT President’s Club Award for outstanding contribution to the company.

Outstanding Energy efficient design of Cooling Systems –¬†Awarded by Tokyo Electric Power Company Ltd, in recognition for contributing towards the reduction of CO2 emissions in a new building.
The award recognises my contribution to both the design and construction. It also evaluates the type of equipment selected for installation in the building.

Superior Co-Location Data Centre Design РJapan Data Centre Association (May 2011). Awarded by Japan Data Centre Association, the main governing body for Data Centres in Japan.
This award recognises the contribution made by me in the COLT Inzai 1 DC project towards enhancing efficient Co Location facilities in Japan.

Innovative design resulting in substantial CO2 reduction – (Feb. 2012)
Awarded by Tokyo Electric Power Company Ltd, in recognition for further innovations in CO2 emission reduction. The award recognised the ongoing contribution towards Energy reduction by me in the COLT Inzai 1 DC.


May 2017 – Speech to Senior staff of leading General Contractor in Japan

June 2014 – Understanding Data Centres from a Pre Sales perspective

October 2012 – Data Centre Dynamics – Miyako Hotel, Tokyo – Modular Data Centre Concepts for the APAC region.

October 2011 – Data Centre Dynamics, Tokyo Japan
“Building a Data Centre with Co-Location clients in mind”. (In Japanese)
Special presentation made to showcase the COLT Inzai 1 DC which was awarded the Co Location Facility of the Year by Japan Data Centre Association.

October 2010 – Data Centre Dynamics, Tokyo Japan.
“Techniques in Data Centre Designs – A real world project explained” (In Japanese)

May 2010 – Green IT Conference @ Big Sight Tokyo, Japan.
“The latest trends in the design of true Hyper Green Data Centres with a PUE of below 1.30” (In Japanese)
The conference was organised by GRIX Japan and focused on ECO and Green concepts. I was the only non Japanese who was invited to speak in Japanese.