He is a New Zealander from Upper Hutt who has volunteered for the Ruamkatanyu Organization in Thailand for the last 14 years now. He studies and works as a Fire/EMT/Paramedic at night and weekends, and as an English Teacher in the day to support his rescue work. He is the only official foreigner in Thailand to be registered for this kind of work. He has also written a book about his work in Thailand called “Sleeping with the Dead”. Resume He is also a recipient of the Thailand “Friendship Medal”, and the NZ Government’s “Special Service Medal”.