I originally studied in advanced professional cookery. After graduating, I then went and worked at Claridge’s hotel London, as a pastry chef before setting up my own catering business, specializing in fine dining, afternoon tea and celebration cakes. I then moved into the Further Education section as a lecturer in patisserie and cake decoration.
I moved to University College Birmingham in 2014 as a lecturer in Bakery. Since starting at UCB, I have taught in further education in cake decoration, confectionery and bread across level 1-3. I am currently lead IQA for bakery and am module leader for specialist confectionery.
Bakery and Patisserie Technology BSc/ FdSc
- Specialist Confectionery
- Advanced Confectionery and Chocolate
Research interests and scholarly activity
I am currently studying a BSc in Applied Food and Nutrition.
I am a keen equestrian and have successfully bred and competed with horses from a very young age. I am an active member of a British Riding club and sit on a committee for not for profit organisation.