Medical physician, Cambridge University, England; completed two three-year retreats at Chanteloube, France, 1980–1985 and 1986–1989; founding member and president of the Padmakara Translation Group, Dordogne, France; member of the working committee of the Buddhist Literary Heritage Project the 84,000; translator and editor of works such as The Words of My Perfect Teacher and The Heart Treasure of the Enlightened Ones. Tsadra Foundation fellow 2001-2014.
Completed Projects as a Tsadra Foundation Fellow
- The Hundred Verses of Advice: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on What Matters Most, Padampa Sangye, commentary by Dilgo Khyentse (partial sponsorship)
- The Heart of Compassion: The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva, Gyalse Thogme, commentary by Dilgo Khyentse
- Uttaratantrashastra, Maitreya-Asanga, commentary by Jamgön Mipham