Adrian Tilley has been an English teacher for many years, working as a Head of English in the UK and similarly in an international school in Hong Kong. He has worked to promote the development of Media Education in the UK, as a teacher, activist and Advisory Teacher and eventually as a Principal Examiner for the largest exam group. Although he no longer teaches, his work includes creative writing and drama projects in schools, and professional development work for teachers. He is a visiting lecturer in Literature at the University of Hong Kong.
Other interests include playing guitar, bass and drums for various rock bands in UK and Hong Kong and singing jazz. He has also worked professionally as an artist and illustrator. By way of balance, he is a keen golfer and has coaching qualifications in golf and football. Currently, Adrian lives in 500-year-old barn in Devon, UK. His book, The Damaged , was published by Haven Books in 2010.