Carolyn has been working in administration roles for many years. Before joining University of Suffolk, Carolyn lived for 12 years in Cape Town, South Africa were she ran her own Tool Hire business before selling and starting up a security business. In 2002 Carolyn returned to Ipswich, her home town. Outside of work Carolyn enjoys spending time with her family and watching sport - especially Ipswich Town and Arsenal.
Carolyn started working at University of Suffolk in November 2007 as a Course Administrator for the Continuing Professional Development study within the Faculty of Health. Carolyn has since been promoted to Senior Course Administrator and more recently to Assistant Course Administration Manager. Her responsibilities include recording and monitoring the HEE funding contract, Line Managing a team of Course Administrators.
In July 2011 Carolyn was the recipient of the university staff award in the Unsung hero category. In 2012, whilst working at the University and studying part-time, Carolyn gained a Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management with University of Suffolk, Ipswich.
Carolyn is a member of the Association of University Administrators (AUA).