Having been a practicing, hands-on locksmith since 1975, Jeff joined the MLA in 1990. Jeff is a tutor, inspector and member of the training committee for the association, whilst he also served as regional officer and both Chairman and Vice Chairman of the MLA’s board of directors in the past. He has recently sold his company (Keyhole Kates in Dagenham) but remains employed by it on a part time basis. One of Jeff’s specialist areas is opening techniques, even having developed his own lock pick along with the late Terry Staddon.