Born in 1971, Craig is the 4th generation of his family to have lived in Strathfield.
As a boy, Craig attended local schools before going to the University of NSW where he graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree.
Craig has a professional background having worked in the family business, Laundy Hotels, for over 20 years. During that time, Craig learnt many valuable lessons by working from the ground up in hotels in Lidcombe and Auburn. In 1996 Craig moved to the company’s headquarters to oversee the modernisation of the business and assumed responsibility for the front line operations in 1997.
Craig married Suzie, a country girl, in 1997 and they have three children – Charlie, Sophie and Analise