University of Durham; Ashridge Business School and University of Manchester
10 x GCSEs; 4 x A'Levels, MEng (Hons) MSc PhD
ICI (a chemical company); ABB (an engineering company); the NHS and the University of Manchester
Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership at the University of Manchester
I work in healthcare, helping make services better for patients and their families using engineering thinking skills
I live in Bolton with my husband, who is also an engineer, and my two children. My two children are at high school.
My favourite food is British hot pots and stews and I really like going on holiday and travelling. My favourite place to visit is Australia.
I work at University at the moment teaching NHS leaders to improve care, soon I will go back into the NHS as a leader at an Ambulance service to help make those services better for patients and families
What's the best thing you've done in your career?
What or who inspired you to follow your career?
What was your favourite subject at school?
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
If you weren't doing this job, what would you choose instead?
A travel writer
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
High Ropes on Trees in Sydney
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
Be taller, have longer hair and to have been braver when I was younger
Tell us a joke.