I'm a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Planet and Star Formation Department specialising in wide orbit planets and mining astronomical surveys. My main research interests are exoplanets brown dwarfs and the initial stellar & substellar mass function. In my previous postdoctoral positions I worked on Pan-STARRS1 data in a previous spell at MPIA and also at Hawai`i, and at Radboud University Nijmegen producing proper motion surveys for the IPHAS Galactic Plane survey. Before that I completed my PhD at the University of Edinburgh. As well as my research I occasionally do a bit of public understanding writing as one of the authors on we are all in the gutter.