Mark Kingston Jones

Mark has a psychology background and has worked in the animal welfare field since 2004. 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.

Team Building

Chris Hales

Chris has worked with wild animals since 1998.  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.

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.

Thomas J Collard
Assistant Instructor

Thomas joined BITE in 2020.  He has an incredible passion for a wide variety of taxa, and is the go-to person for knowledge on animal parks across the UK.  Thomas is great with both people and animals, making him a valued member of the team.  Oh, and so you know, its Thomas, not Tom.

Cheryl Jayne Midgley
Assistant Instructor

Cheryl joined BITE in 2020 and has worked in the animal care industry since completing her Zoology degree in 2013. Cheryl enjoys mentoring others and sharing new skills to provide the best possible life for animals in her care.

Iain Leighton
Assistant Instructor

Iain works in Natural History in all its forms! With a background in both theatre and nature documentaries he is uniquely placed to help you make something amazing and feel awesome to.