After completing his degree in English and Philosophy at Middlesex University, Bill worked in various roles and gained an MA in Renaissance Studies from Birkbeck College. He spent a year in Romania in 1995 then returned to the UK to retrain, gaining an MSc in Information Technology from Kingston University. He worked in various roles rising to Software Development Manager with Emerthames (which later became Managed Networks). Later he moved to Cornwall and ran his own software development company for eight years. In 2016 he returned to London to head up software development for Enta (part of the Best Union group). He joined White Light in 2018 as the new Head of Business Systems.