He started his career in disc cutting as a trainee at Apple in 1968 and his signature can be found in the dead wax / runout grooves of many a rock, punk, post-punk and new wave record pressed in the UK. Porky would often include cryptic/humorous messages in these etchings, eg. "you'll never work again" on the A side of The Fall - Totale's Turns (It's Now Or Never).
Studio's of his career include: Apple Studios (late 1960's), Master Room (early 1970's), I.B.C. Studios/Portland Studios (1974 to 1984), Porky's Mastering (since 1984).