Gary was born in Otley and studied Modern Languages at Cambridge University before beginning his teaching career in London. He moved back to Yorkshire in 2006 to take up a Head of Department position at Bradford Grammar School and he is currently an Assistant Head at BGS with responsibility for the curriculum and academic life of the school. He is a serving inspector with the Independent Schools Inspectorate and works extensively with a leading exam board on GCSE Modern Languages. He brings with him a great deal of educational knowledge and experience and is keen to help Richmond House continue to flourish both academically and in other ways.