Over 30 years of experience in property management. She is widely published and speaks internationally about education, housing and sustainability. Leslie founded The Otherwise Club in 1993, a community centre in Central London for home educating families, which she continues today.
Worked in finance for various organisations, including development finance for a housing association. She is currently working as financial controller for Citizens’ Advice Bureau, one of the UK’s largest. She has been an active member of The Otherwise Club; whilst working part-time, she home educated her daughter.
A background in office administration. She is is a self-employed massage therapist. This has included training, education and private school tutoring. She also served on the council and as examiner for her professional association. Jane co-organised an annual week-long family festival over 10 years for 1500+ people, coordinating workshops, activities and volunteers.
A lobbyist for community-led policy development change. She promotes diversity and inclusion in food at local, national and European level. She is also an urban agriculturalist, cook, community food educator, broadcaster and independent researcher. Dee is committed to using and promoting sustainable agricultural and healthy food practices. She develops projects to address issues around food literacy, access, food justice, sovereignty and resilience.
Otherwise London comprises of SixMix and six dedicated Management teams which includes a director and resident member.