Professional background: Founder of a Windermere based international tour operator specialising in guided mountain adventure holidays. BSc Hons Geography, University of London. MTUK Mountain Leader. Professional specialisms in marketing, branding and social media.

Local background: Living in Ambleside, with my husband who is an author of Cicerone Lake District guidebooks, a child who goes to school locally, and Maximus my Bernese Mountain Dog.

Interests: Fell walking, mountaineering, ice climbing, adventure travel, trail and fell running.