I studied at Abingdon and Witney College before studying at Oxford Brookes University. I then went on to start my career in accountancy, studying ACA whilst working for a firm of Chartered Accountants. I later moved into commerce where I studied CIMA. I have also studied in waste management and Health and Safety, gaining a WAMITAB level 4 and IOSH qualification.
During my time in accountancy, I spent much of my time auditing organisations, which has been invaluable in my working life. I subsequently joined the commercial sector and for over twenty years, managed the accounting function for a local successful company.
I was attracted to Ruskin College by its unique identity and the friendliness of all at the College. I was taken in by the fact that everyone has an opportunity to gain an academic achievement and Ruskin is a lovely environment to aspire to greater things.