Born in Surrey in 1960, moved to Lancashire in 1967, educated in the UK with very much a science bias in O and A Levels. Attended university in London, before deciding that business was a better fit for her skills.

Worked in same large organisation as Chris, first in Customer Service, before moving into Software Consultancy and then Senior Management.

Voluntary redundancy in 1995 facilitated the move into M2 Associates and the provision of a variety project management, marketing services and financial controller roles.

In Spain utilised all these skills and more i.e. regular contributor to printed media and radio, to establish and run our ALStrays Re-Homing Project, which has to date re-homed just under 1500 cats off the streets of Spain, primarily to Germany.

It is this project which established the desire for both partners to extend their involvement in animal and human welfare in both a hands on and business way.