Brief Career C.V.

2007 - Present Founder and managing director, CosyHomesOnline & BubsyDogDIY

Key facts: Worldwide membership of 80,000; commended and recommended by Scottish Heritage; website sponsors include Screwfix and Black and Decker.

1992 - 2007 Founder and director, Able Training International

Key Facts: International blue chip client base; mentored senior executives from major financial institutions; key role in formation and launch of the NVQ in Financial Services; designed a training portfolio geared to the markets of Eastern Europe.

1985 - 1992 Training Director, American International Group (AIG) Life

Key FactsCreated the PFP sales system (adopted world-wide and formed the cornerstone of all agent development programmes); implemented training strategies throughout the 60 territories; controlled multi-million pound budgets; mentor for training managers.

Additional Career Facts

  • One of the first female managers in the financial sector
  • Attained Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development
  • Gained an MA in Human Resources Strategy and a doctorate in Business Psychology whilst running ATI
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2007
  • Lifetime Member of the Institute of Directors
  • Invited to write a book aimed at SMEs to share lifetime experiences of building and maintaining a successful SME
  • Keynote speeches: From Passion to Profit, Zero to a Million, Size Matters!, Dare to be Different