Malcolm joined Ferring in May 2011, prior to which he worked at a number of other West Sussex charities, specialising in learning disabilities and horticulture. He is a keen gardener and has built up an extensive knowledge of plants and cultural techniques. Malcolm has a degree in Economics from Sussex University, and is married with two children.

Malcolm has a keen interest in family and local history. He writes articles for various publications and websites, and is currently writing a book on the history of the Worthing Glasshouse Industry.