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. He loves playing music, walking, reading, blogging and horse riding as well as going to the cinema and theatre.