Employment 

In addition to my freelance writing, editing and other corporate work...

 

2016 - present

LIFE WITH ART, Scotland  

Charity Arts Centre Buildings Co-ordinator

 

2007 - 2017

ATHOLE PROPERTY Ltd, Bournemouth 

Director & Landlord, managing the refurbishment and rental of properties as HMOs

 

2010 - 2013

BEAUTIFULLY USEFUL LLP                               

Partner in business that created ‘The Borrowing Book’.

 

2006 - 2011

PLATINUM PROPERTY PARTNERS LLP, Bournemouth        

PR & Marketing Associate

 

2003 - 2007

BBC DAYTIME, Birmingham       

Presenter of ‘To Buy Or Not To Buy’ & ‘Trading Up’

 

2002 - 2003

KNIGHTSBRIDGE SECRETARIES, London                      

Recruitment Consultant

 

1999 - 2002

HAART ESTATE AGENTS, Ascot    

Senior Sales Negotiator

 

1998 - 1999

AEROTEK, Slough     

Customer Support Supervisor

 

1996 - 1997

INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE CENTRE, Southern Italy

English Teacher, teaching all levels & ages of students in a private school.

Further Education Qualifications

1996

CERTIFICATE IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (T.E.S.O.L.)

Edinburgh Tutorial College

 

1996

M.A.(Hons) 2.1, ENGLISH

Aberdeen University

 

1992

SCOTVEC CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTANCY

Falkirk College of Technology

 

 

Schools Attended

 

1985-1991

MALVERN GIRLS’ COLLEGE, Malvern, Worcestershire

4 A’ levels, 9 GCSEs

 

1978-1985

BEACONHURST GRANGE, Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

Music & Drama

 

2019-2021

SECRETARY

Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society

2019

BEST ACTRESS, 'Mrs G'

East Kilbride RepFest

 

1991

SINGING, GRADE 7

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

1990-1991

CHOIR LEADER

Malvern Girls' College

 

1990

SILVER MEDAL for the Speaking of Verse & Prose

The London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art

 

1990

PIANO, GRADE 5

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

 

1988

SPEECH & DRAMA, GRADE 7 (Advanced)

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

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