OUR TEAM

Mark Kingston Jones
Instructor

Mark has a psychology background and has worked in the animal welfare field for 14 years. Ensuring you have a great day is his priority, and liaising between keepers and clients to create devices to improve animal welfare, while providing a great team building activity for you and your group is his speciality.

Chris Hales
Instructor

Chris has worked with wild animals for 17 years.His expertise lies in designing and building devices for animals large and small.His incredible enthusiasm and friendly attitude means Chris is in a great position to give you and your team a fantastic day to remember.

Katie Powell
Assistant instructor

I am here as your first point of contact to answer any questions you may have and arrange your Team Building with BITE event. Having taken part in Mark and Chris’ workshops and absolutely loved every second of it, I am well placed to provide any information you need and share my enthusiasm for these incredible events!

Holly Cole
Assistant Instructor

Holly has been working with Team Building with Bite for the last couple of years, helping with student courses, as well as Team Building days and conferences in different locations.

Holly is enthusiastic and picks up on new skills quickly, making her a fantastic member of the team.

Hannah Jenkins
Assistant Instructor

Hannah first met lead instructors Mark and Chris during one of their student courses.This soon developed into Hannah helping with another course, and then onto Team Building workshops when the numbers require an extra instructor.Her enthusiasm, skills and personable nature make her an amazing asset.

Ella Hooper
Assistant Instructor

Ella is currently studying for a masters degree in zoo biology with the aim to work in a zoo collection in the future. Ella began working with us at TBWB whilst she was doing her dissertation which is based on wolf enrichment. You will find Ella helping out at locations all over the UK

Kara Johnson
Build Guide Creator

Kara graduated from Rollins College with a degree in both Marine Biology and Environmental Studies with a focus on animal biology. She has been in the zoological field since 2012 and has worked with a wide range of species, from sea turtles to rhinoceroses and spider monkeys.