Education & training
My public sector knowledge and experience also includes twelve years as a Governor of the University of Derby where I also served as a member of Finance and General Purposes Committee and as Chair of the Staffing Committee . During this time I played a key role in acting as coach and advisor to the Vice Chancellor during a period of transition from a College of Higher Education to a University. I am now an Honorary Fellow of the University
Extensive experience in industry and commerce at director level. First appointment in OD consulting followed by 6 years as an HR executive. Subsequently HR Director in major companies. Recent career in general management and in sales and marketing. Presently working in an SME company to manufacture and market a medical device in the UK with worldwide distributorships now following. As an Associate, I continue to undertake consulting assignments in OD. Many years spent as a University Governor resulted in the conferment of an Honorary Fellowship. International experience has included working in a JV company in Mexico and a regional directorship for Latin America. Business development experience in many countries and cultures.