Ron brings a wealth of experience working with parents, teachers and young people in a multitude of capacities. His career started off as an astronomer at the National Observatory of NZ which lead him to run his own astronomy education business, contracting to schools and other organisations to share his knowledge and enthusiasm for the stars. More recently Ron is involved in Education for Sustainability and currently holds the position of Enviroschools facilitator for the Whanganui and Rangitikei regions in which he supports schools through workshop facilitation.

Ron was an active member of Playcentre for 8 years and attributes where he is today to the time spent playing and learning alongside his own children while working towards The Diploma in Early Childhood. For Ron, joining Brainwave combines his science communication skills with his passion for young people and commitment to all babies getting the best possible start in life.