Where were you born and where did you grow up?
I was born in a town called Coleraine in Northern Ireland, but I was raised in Albion Park. I still live in the Illawarra with my wife and three kids.
How long have you been working in the disability sector?
I have been working in the disability sector for five years. I have also worked in the legal and aged care sectors.
What do you like most about working at Auscare?
Auscare’s mission to empower greater futures for clients and their families really resonates with me. Working with a client to achieve their goals is very rewarding.
Favourite author… Stephen King
Favourite band… I like a whole range of genres, but Indie rock and folk would be my favourites. Bands and artists like The Cure, Radiohead, The Killers, David Bowie and Neil Young are some of my favourite artists.
Favourite T.V. Show… I enjoy a lot of crime shows and comedies, a bit of a mix. Shows like Tin Star, Luther, Afterlife…I also watch a lot of sport.
What sports do you follow?
I am a huge rugby league and soccer fan. I support the St. George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL and Liverpool FC in the EPL.
What do you do in your spare time?
I enjoy spending time with my family. We are always very busy on the weekends visiting new places.
Favourite holiday destination… My family and I travel to Coffs Harbour and the Gold Coast regularly to visit family and go to the theme parks. I have a few places I would like to visit in the future, including Canada, Scandinavia and eastern Europe.
Do you have any pets?
I have two cats and the neighbours dog is a very regular visitor to our house! My wife loves pugs and I’m sure we will get one at some stage in the future.