2022 - Established J D Sutcliffe Architectural Stonework & Carving
2018 - 2021 Restoration of Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) at the Palace of Westminster, London.
2017 - 2018 Cooperativa di Scultura, Carrara.
2015 - 2017 Postgraduate Diploma in Historic Stone Carving at City & Guilds of London Art School.
2008 - 2015 Restoration of York Minster's East Front.
2004- 2008 Apprenticeship at Gloucester Cathedral.
2004 - 2004 Restoration of St. Pancras Chambers - Eurostar Terminal - London.
2003 - 2004 Diploma in Advanced Stonemasonry at Building Crafts College, London.
1994 - 1998 Masters degree in Social Anthropology from Edinburgh University.
Prizes and notable achievements:
Highly Commended 'Carving, Lettering, Sculpture' category for work on Big Ben, Natural Stone Awards 2022
Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) Award 2017.
The Brinsley Ford Rome Travel Award 2016.
The Radcliffe Trust - The Balfour of Burleigh Tercentenary Prizes 2015 for Exceptional Merit in Crafts.
Tylers & Bricklayers Prize for the Best Stonemasonry Student 2004.
National Federation of Builders Prize for Excellence 2004.