Warren moved to the Kiama LGA more than 40 years ago working locally as an industrial arts teacher for 23 years. He joined GEPS (Gerroa Environmental Protection Society) soon after moving to Gerroa and has been President for the last 10 years.
Warren, together with wife Karen and daughters Jessie and Nicci, have been active campaigners for environmental protection in the Kiama LGA.
Warren has competed in and won multiple Australian and NSW windsurfing titles. He is well known as the voice behind the Illawarra ABC radio surfing report.