Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, University Hertfordshire, England, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Psychology, Cranfield University College Aeronautics, England, 1997.
Actress, London, 1981—1984. Reporter, producer travel show London Broadcasting Company, 1984-1988. News producer, presenter BSky B Television, London, 1989-1990.
Intern Betty Ford Clinic, California, 1992-1993. Research psychologist Defense Research Agency, England, 1995-1996. Senior psychologist Ministry of Defense, London, 1994—2001.
Lay member public appointments general council of Bar's Professional Conduct and Complaints Committee. Appointed governor, director, consul for registration forensic practitioners board member, University Westminster, 2005, appointed non-executive director 2006, member council registration forensic practitioners. Member Internet Watch Foundation.
Senior civil servant Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, 2001-2005., Prime Minister's Delivery Unit, since 2005. Director several public interest organizations. Speaker, writer, management consultant in field.
Lay member United Kingdom National Specialist Services Commission Group. Member ethics group National DNA Database. Fellow Royal Society for Encouragement of Arts, Royal Society of Medicine, Manufacture and Commerce, British Psychological Society (charter, associate fellow), British Actors Equity Association.
Children: Benjamin Philip Charles, Elliot Michael James, Emilia Rose Kanfer, Tobias Andrew Kanfer.