Drummer with the piano-based rock band Keane, the group known for the breakout hit "Somewhere Only We Know." Alongside him in Keane are pianist and composer
He received a geography degree from the University College London. After graduating, he became a secretary for the BBC.
He is a human rights activist for Amnesty International.
He is from Gravesend, Kent. He married his girlfriend in 2010.
He has toured with Chris Martin of Coldplay.