About Me

  • A freelance trainer of Housing and Welfare Benefits for over 25 years. 
  • Working in the housing /voluntary sector for over 30 years.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the housing sector and how Housing Benefit/Universal Credit and related welfare benefits affect access to different types of housing provision in the social and private sector.
  • Based in Bristol and working throughout England and Wales.
  • Extensive experience of running workshops and training sessions for a wide range of statutory and voluntary organisations.
  • Has provided training for major housing organisations throughout England and Wales including the National Housing Federation, Community Housing Cymru, Institute of Housing, the Housing Corporation as well as being a sessional lecturer for many years at the London School of Economics on the MSC in Housing.
  • I run regular public training courses on housing and related benefits in Bristol, London and Manchester.
  • I also provide a specialist consultancy service on issues relating to complex areas of Housing Benefit/Universal Credit and related welfare benefits.
  • I provide representation on Appeal Tribunals