BA Honours Geography at Liverpool University (First Class)
Post Graduate Certificate in Education - Geography and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Leeds University
MA in Social Anthropology - specialism in Chinese Culture and Society at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies)
Secondary school teacher, Leeds, UK (1992-1995)
Teacher in Teacher Training College, Hubei, China (1995-1997)
Trainer for Education Commission, Hunan, China (1997)
Youth programme supervisor, training manager and manager for VSO (vso.org.uk 1998-2003), Limpopo province, South Africa and London, UK.
Intercultural trainer - for VSO (1997-2003), Thinkingpeople (thinking-people.co.uk 2003-2018) and now at Kynfolk (2018-present)