Russell Bower was educated in Sheffield before moving to Cornwall in 1997 where he began work with Cornwall Council within Children’s Services and subsequently became a qualified Youth Worker. He joined St Petrocs in 2002.

Russell’s initial role was as a Hostel Manager, since then he has worked through most roles within the organisation both residential and non-residential before taking over the current role as a Director of Services.

In his spare time, he likes to go to the gym, go jogging and walking.