Mark Bannerman has been modelling for the past eight years, with a long-standing interest in Allied armour of World War II and figure painting. He was born in 1963 and spent many years living abroad, before graduating in 1986 in Business Administration. He now works as a finance manager in the Department of Education in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is married to Elizabeth, and enjoys travelling, sailing, golf and following European soccer. The author lives in Nova Scotia, Canada.