Mark Bannerman was born in London in 1963. He completed his university studies in Canada graduating in 1986 in Business Administration, and spent several years living in Europe. He now works as a finance manager in the Department of Education in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Mark has been modelling for the past eight years, with a long-standing interest in Allied armour of World War II and figure painting. He is married to Elizabeth, and enjoys travelling, sailing, cooking and following European soccer.