Manager at Avanade originally from the UK and now living in the Netherlands. Dual-catrgory Microsoft MVP for both Data Platform and Developer Technologies. Many years experience in the IT sector, and has supported databases for companies in the top 10 of the fortune 500 list. In addition to a lot of experience with the Microsoft Data Platform, also has over twenty Microsoft Certifications. Plus, was probably the last ever person in the world to gain the MCSD Azure Architect certification. Real life experience with Microsoft Data Platform and Azure Devops. Previously SQL Server Product Owner of around 1,900 instances. In addition, done various things for the Data Platform Community. With the last being one of the organizers of the online DataWeekender conference.