I retired in 2015 as chief nurse for mental health in Edinburgh after a 37 year career with the NHS. I also had a part time career as a military nurse in the territorial army where I used my general nurse qualification, and completed two tours of duty abroad.

I have two adult children and a baby granddaughter. I enjoy travelling and meeting up with my friends.

I joined the Carr Gomm board in November 2016, and I am enjoying being able to continue to contribute to the care sector.