Mark Neary is a counsellor, writer and campaigner and father of Steven. In 2011, Mark & Steven were at the heart of a "landmark" human rights and mental capacity act case in the Court of Protection. Since then, Mark has written 4 books and has contributed chapters to several others'. He writes the blog Love, Belief and Balls and speaks at events across the country on social care issues. In 2018, Mark was one of the co founders of the Rightful Lives online exhibition.