I love working with or meeting new people and always strive to stay in tune with their beliefs and aspirations. In the past few years, I have attended Humanist ceremonies and was struck by how personal and creative they were – always giving a real sense of the people involved. I decided it was something I would like to be involved in and have been impressed by the professional, innovative and caring approach of Essential Funerals.
After leaving university, I have worked within a variety of social work settings for 22 years. Despite the difficulties that social work tackles, my work has essentially involved reaching out to people and ultimately making lives better. I am confident in my communication skills, in making people feel at ease as well as helping individuals achieve important goals and happiness in life.
I am an enthusiastic, friendly person with lots of ideas and a good sense of humour – when appropriate of course! I am also well used to public speaking in front of small and large groups alike.
I share the values that underpin the Essential Funerals philosophy – particularly their focus on creating a very inclusive and unique service, which recognises individuality and the importance of ceremonies in all our lives.
Many people now wish to celebrate a life or grieve without the traditional constraints of religious conventions. I feel that it is important to respect this need and offer a more
Originally from Ayrshire, I now live in Bearsden, Glasgow however could willingly cover ceremonies further a field.