I work for the Ministry of Defence, where I am a Programme Manager with responsibility for delivering scientific capability and the development of new research facilities. Previously, I was a post-doctoral research fellow in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Nottingham.
I enjoy hill walking with my husband, Paul, and am a keen amateur landscape photographer. We have a son, Theo, who was born in 2012.
I work part-time as a Life Insurance Actuary and Programme Manager at Zurich and spend the rest of my time with my children and, at weekends, my husband. I enjoy trying new craft activities and involving the children as much as possible. I am looking forward to working with the Governors and Staff to make East Wichel the best it can be.
I am a minister of The Stowe Church, Wichelstowe and have been a governor at the school since February 2016.
Before training to be a minister I taught PE in two different secondary schools for 17 years. I am passionate about lots of things. Besides my wife and four children I love walking the South West Coast Path, going for a long run on Saturday morning, seeing people of all ages achieving more together than they could as individuals, working with children, Jesus and the church.
Schools are foundaries working with precious metals; the children from our local community. I want to support the staff, parents and children to help this school in its vision to be outstanding.
I am a Project Manager working in the construction industry, through my career I have undertaken many school extension projects and been involved in building new schools. I have also been part of a University’s in house estates team. Through these roles I have learnt how important Governor support is in the well running of a school, and I wanted to help in my local community. I have two young girls who keep me busy and if there is a quiet moment I love to knit or crochet and hoard wool.
I am a senior business intelligence developer, working to provide the right data to allow the right analysis.
I have a Degree in Business Management and currently work for Microsoft in the Commercial sales business – specialising in Contracts & Licensing for the last 5 years. My family and I moved to East Wichel 4 years ago. My 2 children attend the school.
I hope to be able to help the school build upon the success it is already achieving.
Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family and friends and visiting new places.
I have a strong background in mathematics, science and IT. I work as an Actuarial Analyst at Zurich. I have a passion for higher learning and progressive education. I hope to use my skillset to help enrich the experience of the children at the school.