Andrew Marple studied at Nottingham University where he read chemical engineering. Since leaving university he has worked in the oil and gas industry. This has seen him work in Aberdeen as well as a variety of postings around the world.
Andrea Marple studied music at Sheffield University then trained as a primary school teacher. She is the eldest daughter of the late David Horobin. David was an original Trustee when the O.B.T began in 1984 and he started the Young Searchers articles for Search. Inspired to continue his work, Andrea has been helping Andrew since 2001.
At present Andrew and Andrea live and worship near Aberdeen. They have three grown-up sons.