1. What is your role at indiGO?
Chairlady – I help steer the indiGO ship! As Chairlady, I help steer the indiGO ship! I ensure that the board functions effectively, provide support to the CEO and represent indiGO externally where required.
2. Tell us a bit more about you
I’ve had a varied career in banking, property and fashion. I have always loved getting involved in my community and was one of the organisers of the Bermondsey Street festival for many years. Motherhood has really emphasised the importance of compassion and understanding for all.
3. What inspired you to be part of Team indiGO?
Having done a fair amount of volunteering around the world, I was inspired by the potential for indiGO to revolutionise the volunteering sector. I believe there is so much appetite to help others but many do not know where to start. I think removing those barriers of access, money and knowledge, we can make a huge impact.
4. Tell us an important fact about you!
I’m a 5 time Salcombe mud-racing champion.
5. What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
I’m usually found chasing my little toddler around, walking the dog in the country and playing netball. I love socialising with friends, interior design and fashion. I try to read widely/ listen to audiobooks. I love sourcing local organic/ sustainable food and cooking/eating with family.
6. What is one of your bad habits
Bad habits, staying up to watch one more episode of a box set when I know I should have an early night.
7. Favourite quote/poem/song
‘Be the change you wish to see in the world’
8. What did you want to be when you were growing up?
An international business woman – I wanted to make an impact on the world. Hopefully I can, just in a less capitalistic manner.
9. If you had 5 minutes in a room with Donald Trump, Theresa May, Boris Johnson what would you do or say?
Donald Trump/ Boris Johnson – get them out of power, narcassists shouldn’t be leaders.
Theresa May – help strengthen communities through the support volunteering projects and charities. Remove faith schools, all children should learn to live together not segregated. Become world leaders in care for animals and the environment.
10. After taking the archetype test, what were your top archetypes?
Caregiver, creative, spiritual