Eve has lived in New Zealand, Australia and USA, where she recorded talking books for the blind. She has also worked for relate and Oxfam. Since 1994 she has worked as a volunteer at Reading women’s information centre, helping women to help themselves.
Lindy was a nurse before she studied at the college, graduating in 1996. She has a busy practice in Buckinghamshire. She takes a particular interest in issues directly affecting our students.
Judith spent 20 years in publishing and media, running her own corporate communications company and consulting at the EU in Brussels. She graduated from the college in 1999, practises in Berkshire and lectures on complementary medicine and health.
Ralph was head of life sciences and then director of graduate studies at Kingston university where he gained wide management experience in the higher education sector and lectured on a variety of topics ranging from genetics and physiology, through to ecology and pollution studies. His research interests were in ecotoxicology and environmental analysis.
Paula has been an accountant since 1980. She became head of practice in 1990 and subsequently became a Fellow of the IFA and Fellow of the Institute of Bookkeepers and the Federation of Tax Advisors. Paula then went on to set up her own accountancy practice specialising in small business. Now retired her interests include Pilates and fitness classes, Reading Football Club, model railways and has taken over as entries secretary for the Swallowfield Show.
Chair of the Council
Roberta is a retired headteacher and secondary school governor. Her experience of and expertise in managing educational establishments is invaluable to us. She became involved in acupuncture out of curiosity which has led to years of enhanced energy and wellbeing. Roberta is a non-touch healer.
Luke is a pupil barrister specialising in public, planning, environmental and property law. He used to be in the civil service, where he was a parliamentary adviser at the ministry of justice, before joining the house of lords administration as an adviser on constitutional law and policy. He is also a former qigong tutor at CICM, and retains a particular interest in this aspect of the college's teaching.