According to the website Stage32.com: "Published action/adventure/thriller author stepping into screenwriting. Married, ex military, fitness freak, construction background, love travel and wife and surf."
According to the short bio in one of his books: "Dawson Howard , born in 1959, lives in Brisbane, Australia. Having served as a teenage soldier he spent most of his working life in the construction industry. Drawing on his military experiences and association with the Australian Aboriginals, his novels introduce Wade Ross, an ex-SAS soldier, highly regarded among secret service agents."