After an SDA schooling, Mark gratefully came within the influence of Steiner's work at 20 years of age assisting in two end of year class camps. He started the next year as craft teacher and has continued working in and with Steiner education since, including taking two classes through their journey to High School. Following state bodies compliance requirements for Degree Qualifications in 1997 he gained BGS/BT from UNE in 2001 with a major in Physiology. He regularly plays and teaches Recorder and Strings and is delighted to be making music soon in this new sphere. His interests include Music, Health, Nutrition, Biodynamics, Modern World History and Geopolitics.