With a degree in Business Studies and Marketing, I started a career as a professionally qualified packaging technologist, specialising in print, working on behalf of blue-chip clients in the UK and EU.
STEM ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMME MANAGER
I have spent the last 14 years as a Primary Teacher, Science Lead and STEM facilitator. My role within the Digital Dairy Chain allows me to bring my love of education, children and STEM together, in a new and interesting way.
STEM is a wonderful vehicle to promote equality of opportunity, and the dairy supply chain is a STEM rich industry.
Innovation Brokerage Project Manager
Having spent the last 20 years in project management I have significant experience of research, health and manufacturing projects within the higher education sector.
I am a farm animal veterinary surgeon with commercial and technology transfer experience. I was a partner at Belle Vue Vets, a large dairy vet practice.
I’m one of the Innovation Brokers for the Digital Dairy Chain and have come into this role with over 20 years’ experience working in and alongside the food manufacturing industry.
Maker Space Coordinator
I began my career in the dairy industry working for one of the major dairy processors- operating various plant including milk processing/ packaging/ membrane plants/ spray dryers (and others).
Technology Accelerator Programme Manager
I’ve had an interesting career journey over the last 30 years. On the science side, I graduated with a degree in microbiology, that took me initially into soil science and the study of pesticides in the environment.
Promotion & Communications Manager
My role as Promotion & Communications Manager for the Digital Dairy Chain is to make sure we’re reaching and engaging with every individual and business the project could help…I’m leaving no stone unturned!
My role is to lead the ‘Workforce of the Future’ which will aid the project in transforming and delivering against how the dairy sector and supply chain workforce is attracted and retained.