I studied Business and Marketing in Glasgow in the 70’s and then spent the 80’s in London.
I was Marketing Executive for Kuperard, a publisher of Judaica and Travel books and went on to be UK Marketing Manager for Ninjin Limited, a group of five-star Japanese restaurants in London. I also helped out at the Church Gallery, Marble Arch and Actors Institute, Barbican. I then ran my own gallery and agency for a while before joining Cap Gemini and working on the Virgin Music online project for WH Smith.
I then moved to Shropshire and became Marketing Manager for Total Communications, a mobile phone company and set up their first call centre. After that, whilst, Marketing Manager for the Darwin, Pride Hill & Riverside Shopping Centres in Shrewsbury, I helped put on over 300 events per year from professional fashions shows to poetry exhibitions.
For 18 years I have run a very successful wellbeing event in Shrewsbury with over 120 exhibitors and 25 speakers, the last event attracted nearly 2,000 visitors.
Whilst Director at CW Research Ltd (Chemical Watch) I worked with a great team to put on Regulatory events around Europe and the US as well as a series of webinars attracting hundreds of participants.
I helped Shropshire Council put on their first TECHSevern event in 2018 which was born out of TECHSeed in 2017 and this attracted over 600 visitors from around the UK.
I studied Digital Marketing through the CIM approved, Cambridge College of Marketing and also have certificates in Yoast SEO, ABM Strategist and Google Digital Garage. I have also studied with Target Internet, another CIM approved marketing training provider. I also gained my PGCE certificate in teaching in 2018.
I am an experienced Reiki Master and Teacher and have taught two year accredited healing courses. I have studied meditation and mindfulness and I sat on the Board for the Healing Trust, the largest healers organisation in the UK and also helped set up Sound4Healing, a registered charity aimed at funding research into Sound Healing. For over 10 years I taught various holistic courses at the Priory Academy in Shrewsbury as part of their adult community courses programme.
I set up AAMARHealing nearly 20 years ago to promote events for other therapists in the West Midlands and Mid Wales areas as well as teach courses and workshops to those who could not afford to go on some of the courses I went on. I have run workshops at TanYGarth Hall, home of the International Hermeneutic Society, Conscious Camp, Tribal Gathering, Fields of Love and many other festivals.