As you may have established by now, my name is Liam Rhodes.
Since my teenage years, I have been endlessly fascinated by the ways in which the world works, and accordingly developed interests – which many of my friends would call obsessions – in IT, politics, economics, social sciences and business.
As a rather shy and retiring teenager who enjoyed spending too much time in front of a computer, I started a very small web hosting and IT consulting operation with a business partner at the age of fifteen. This made me the youngest managing director in Britain at the time. We sold the company in 2010.
Since March 2017, after leaving the Conservative Party due to the party abandoning my principles, I have worked as Trustee for Online Communications for First Steps ED, the East Midlands’ only eating disorders charity. This is work which is close to my heart: my closest and dearest friend, Will, suffered from anorexia and bulimia in his teens. When I resigned from the Conservative Party, I was approached to join the board, and I can say that since then, I have made strong movements to build on the successes of the organisation and ensure that our online presence is maximising the charity’s potential for expansion.
I now freelance here, and I donate my time also to Derbyshire Autism Services.
For those of you who, like me, still have faith in Myers-Briggs personality typology, I’m an INTJ. I say that reluctantly, because I’m uncertain of the pigeon-hole, and I deliberately try to be as warm as I can be – nowadays.
Thanks for visiting,