Prior to leading the Conservative Christian Fellowship, Gareth was Policy Advisor for the Salvation Army. Gareth served as Deputy Chair (Political) for Vauxhall Constituency Conservative Association and stood twice as a local election candidate in Lambeth. He attends St Mark's Battersea Rise and is a Trustee of the South London Relief in Sickness Fund. Gareth grew up in Northern Ireland and studied politics at Brunel University. He has worked for the Home Office and for former Conservative Leader William Hague.