Dirk is a founder member and current nominal leader of Zero State and is the Founder member, Secretary, and Deputy Leader of the Transhumanist Party in the UK. He is a member of the Futurists Board of the Lifeboat Foundation, a consultant to the Institute for Social Futurism and the Founder of The Consensus in 2002CE,
He attended Nottingham University and later what is now Westminster University and has a BSc in Physics. He has pursued a careers in electronics and computer research and is a research engineer at Surface Measurement Systems.
Dirks other interests include the interface between technology, theology, magick and occultism explored in the books TechnoMage and The Praxis. He was co-presenter of a UK radio show, "OneTribe".
For several years Dirk has held the position of Branch Master in the World Shorinji Kempo Organization, teaching Zen and martial arts, although is now retired from a teaching role.