Graduating with a BA (hons) in Film and Media and an HND in Video Production, Ross joined BBC Scotland in 2000 in the Camera and Sound Depts. Specialising in sound after a few years, Ross later left the BBC in 2012 to pursue his career in the freelance sector.
Ross has extensive experience across a diverse range of disciplines on every scale of production. He is a Location Sound-Recordist, Studio and OB Dep. Sound Supervisor, Radio Studio Manager, Fisher Boom and Boom Pole Operator, Grams Operator and Foley Artist.
He has worked right across the BBC's portfolio of genres including Drama, Comedy, Sport, Quiz, Documentary, Children’s, Music, Orchestral, Sit-Com, News, Studio, Outside Broadcast, Events and more, providing programme sound and communications for TV, Radio and On-line. Now, as a freelancer, Ross enjoys bringing these skills to new clients, and finding new opportunities to further extend his experience.
Ross has a calm disposition and keeps a cool head under pressure. He is a good communicator, reliable, attentive to detail and excels at putting contributors and colleagues at ease.
Ross has travelled extensively, enjoys science and technology and keeps an interest in current affairs. He speaks a little French, is a Padi certified scuba diver and loves an opportunity to explore somewhere interesting.
An independent filmmaker, Ross has directed and edited a number of short films and documentaries including the multi-award winning short Accidents Happen. Currently, Ross is series-director on C31's popular show, Antiques with Attitude.
Ross lives in Melbourne with his family and is always happy to travel with the work. He has an Australian work visa and a British passport enabling him to work across Europe.