Gareth was born in London on 11/02/52. He graduated from Dundee University in Scotland with degrees in science and psychology. He then moved to Australia where he spent more than twenty years building and managing a group of computer companies throughout the Asia Pacific region that specialised in the design of secure transaction processing systems for many of the world’s major banks.

He researches, writes and consults from the Northern Beaches of Sydney when not on his farm, which is high on a mountain ridge in the South Coast of NSW. He has two daughters, one grandson and a white cat called Piggy.