Cambridge University law graduate with over thirty years’ experience as a welfare benefits adviser

  • advising the public and other advisers about claiming benefits
  • representing claimants at appeals
  • devising and delivering training courses
  • publishing web pages, factsheets and leaflets

Previous employment

  • Mary Ward Legal Centre
  • Child Poverty Action Group
  • Disability Rights UK
  • Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID)
  • Lasa (formerly London Advice Services Alliance)
  • Working Families

Public speaking

Training courses

  • Have administered, devised and delivered Disability Rights UK’s programme of benefits training courses (2013 to 2015)
  • Have provided comprehensive lecture courses on social security benefits for the Pro Bono Community to train law students to provide advice in London Law Centres (2014 to 2015).



Benefits Take-up

  • Set up and ran a project that gained over £2 million in benefits for local people, 1997 to 2001