Dean is a Welshman, born and bred. He previously served as Pastoral Assistant and Associate Pastor at St. Paul’s Newport (2010-2014), before moving to the parishes of Bedwas, Machen, Michaelston-y-Fedw and Rudry. Originally from North Wales, he moved to Cardiff in 2009 and graduated from Cardiff University with a BA Hons. in Theology & Religious Studies. He trained for ordination at Trinity College, Bristol, where he graduated with an MA in Theology, Ministry and Mission. He also holds a Cert.RSCM from the Royal School of Church Music. Dean is married to Megan and they have a son called Harri James. He loves playing music, walking, reading, blogging on this site and horse riding as well as going to the cinema and theatre.