I am a Detective Sergeant in an inner city CID district for Greater Manchester Police. I have been a Family Liaison Officer for 10 years as well as being a Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) officer. In addition to this I chair the GMP Association of Women in Policing. For the past 7 years I have worked in various forms of part time and flexible working hours whilst maintaining a front line and operational role. I am passionate about coaching and mentoring and have run a number of promotion support workshops to encourage representation in rank. I am married with young children. I am a keen skier with a lifelong passion for travelling.