Multi-instrumentalist who plays bass guitar in alternative rock band Snow Patrol. He replaced former bassist Mark McClelland.
He was formerly the guitar player for the Glasgow band Terra Diablo and was already friends with Snow Patrol even before he joined them officially.
He injured his left arm and shoulder during the Eye Open Tour in 2006 which forced the band to cancel 6 shows.
He was born in Kinlochleven, Scotland. He previously dated actress Hayley Atwell.
He performs alongside Nathan Connolly in Snow Patrol.