Gavin has worked with technology in business, learning and development
scenarios over the 12 years. His background includes management and
consultancy experience in various sectors, including project management,
development management and implementation and support management.
He has worked with Open Source and mainly Moodle for the last eight years
- having worked for the leading Moodle Partners Enovation Solutions and
Gavin recently published the book “Moodle Add-ons”  with Michael de
Raadt, Development Manager at Moodle HQ. The book provides advice for
evaluating add-ons and also helps you to identify some great add- ons
that will enrich specific aspects of your platform.
Gavin co-authored the book “Moodle 2.0 for Business Beginner's Guide”
 with Jason Cole and Jeanne Cole. This was published by Packt Publishing
in May 2011. Since then he has published a number of white papers on
Moodle 2 Repositories and Moodle 2 Themes.
Gavin has organised
the highly successful Ireland & UK Moodlemoot for the last four years. He blogs on Moodle and related topics on his popular
somerandomthoughts.com  site.
He has his own consultancy firm now  and works now with a number of
clients on elearning projects, including Moodle upgrades,
implementations and integrations and Gamifiction and Open Badge projects.