Gavin Catt was born in 1970, and lives outside Melbourne, Australia. He is employed as a clerical officer at a Melbourne hospital, and he is a qualified dental assistant. Gavin is an experienced songwriter, musician and orchestra conductor. As a musician he has played with the Cranbourne Lions Concert Band, the Casey Concert Band and he was the Conductor of the RMIT Concert Band. Gavin enjoys watching science fiction movies, and enjoys books by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games and David Brin, The Uplift Series of novels.