I was born in the United Kingdom and grew up locally on the Mornington Peninsula. I trained in both Medicine and Dentistry and specialised in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
I was born in Fiji and lived my adolescent years in Suva where I completed my schooling before embarking on tertiary education in Australia. I trained in both Medicine and Dentistry and specialised in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. I studied undergraduate Dentistry at the University of Adelaide and Medicine at the University of Tasmania in Hobart.