Founder of the Manx Charity Skils. She and her husband have a son with high functioning autism and they have continuously fought to have their son obtain the best and most appropriate education. They  maintain Ollie is “different not less”.

Although from the Isle of Man, she has lived and worked for extensive periods in the Cayman Islands and Canada. Her background is in finance and marketing and when not lobbying for those with additional needs, she runs a cookery school.

She is on the boards of Autism in Mann and Skills for Independent Living Scheme