- Durham University, LLB, First Class Honours (graduated 2012)
- Legal Practitioner Course (2013)
- Reading and research: Financial news (particularly City A.M. (London-centric broadsheet covering areas of interest including fin-tech) and the Financial Times (weekday and weekend edition); Economics and business books.
- Fin-tech industry and entrepreneurship follower.
- Crowdfunding analysis (debt and equity) and its potential as a viable alternative to traditional banking.