Educationalist and Programme Manager with a research interest in sustainable energy, growing communities and ending food waste. She has a varied background working mainly in further education and local charities and is currently a lecturer in teacher education affiliated to Huddersfield University and the University of Central Lancashire. She is also on the board of directors for Incredible Edible, an urban food growing project, involving local businesses, schools, framers and the community with the aim to increase the amount of local food grown and eaten in a particular territory.
She has worked in Indonesia under the auspices of VSO managing educational projects and organised training conferences. She has a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural and Environmental Science from the University of Newcastle and is currently completing a Master’s in Sustainability and Consultancy at the University of Leeds.