What is your current Job Title or Role?
Founding director, scientist and outreach officer.
What advice would you have for young women who are interested in a STEM career or job?
Look for any opportunity to learn new and transferable skills. Study what interests you.
How did you get to where you are today?
Lots of hard work, supportive family, more hard work....Thinking outside of the box!
What do you do on a daily basis in your work?
Every day at work is totally varied. My day might start off with an exciting interactive whole school assembly, or collecting water samples from a marina whilst checking on the local seals and finish with a home visit to give energy advice.
Who or what inspired you to get into STEM?
My big brother (Clive) - birdwatcher, nature lover, and, conservationist. Leslie Jackman - Family friend, wildlife author, and, owner of Paignton aquarium. Helen Sharman - when she opened the science block at my secondary school.
What do you enjoy most about your role?
The variety
What do you like to do outside work?
Sail on yacht Seadream.