After graduating from the University of Glasgow, worked in the field of widening access in both Further and Higher Education for over 20 years, specialising in work based learning programmes since 2011. Programme Leader for the BSc. Railway Operations Management Programme which is currently delivered to around 500 employees of Transnet Freight Rail in South Africa. Also involved in teaching on the sister BSc Railway Operations Management course delivered to students in the UK and Ireland with specific responsibility for the modern apprentice group studying at certificate level. Also teaches on the BA Business and Management Studies. Has extensive experience in programme management, curriculum development and student support.