I was contacted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants and was fascinated by the fact Freespace was founded and run with people with disabilities.  It seemed to be a very worthwhile organisation. With 36 years of experience of charities, I bring experience of financial management, corporate governance, accountancy and legal matters.

I have had an interest in charities and the way they are run since the birth of my son who has Down’s syndrome.  I keep an eye on the finances and ensure we budget properly and manage our finances to the best advantage. I would like to see greater financial stability in future years. I am also a trustee of half a dozen charities. I enjoy cooking, eating and wine, having taken classes to learn more.  I enjoy holidays during the year.