Jackie trained as a newspaper journalist and enjoyed a 10 year career in communications and publishing. 

She moved on to Director and CEO roles in national and international not-for-profit organisations in the fields of youth work, disability and sport.

 She now serves in NED and leadership mentoring roles, as well as running her own well-being practice, having retrained as a psychotherapist.

Jackie has been a regular user of NPT facilities during her 30 years in Peterborough and is passionate about the natural world. She has a particular interest in the health and well being benefits that access to nature can bring, both to individuals and the wider community.