Eric holds a degree in engineering and management at McMaster University and worked in Canada, the Netherlands and Australia as an engineer. He spent two years in ministry apprenticeship (MTS) in Sydney, and four years at Moore Bible College, after which he was ordained as an Anglican minister. Before joining Artizo, a transdenominational Canadian initiative with a mandate to identify and equip Christian leaders committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ, Eric was responsible for training MTS apprentices as well as youth ministry trainees. Eric met his wife Judy on his second day in Australia. Married for over 20 years, Eric and Judy have three children: Lucas, Jesse and Georgia. Eric loves to spend his spare time with his kids wrestling and talking about life.