Date of Birth: 25 April 1978                  

Driving License: Full & Clean                       Nationality: British



  • Organisation, communication and motivational.
  • Individual and team work skills and effective leadership.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Perform research and analysis of data.
  • Enthusiasm and imagination.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Commitment and high personal standards.
  • Comprehensive computing skills including the Internet, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Access, Powerpoint, Excel, Desk Top Publishing & Web Pages.


 2000 – 2001 The College Of St. Mark & St. John

                                    MA Tourism & Social Responsibility

Modules covering Tourism Studies, Social Responsibility, Information Technology, Social Research, Marketing & Management & Student organised Conference.

Dissertation covering areas such as destination images, experiences & destination promotion focusing mainly on Finland.   Also a three-month visit to Finland for dissertation research.

1997 – 2000             The College Of St. Mark & St. John

                                    BA (Hons) Leisure & Tourism with Sport

 & Recreation Studies. – 2:1

Dissertation:   A Comparison of Images Used in Selected Holiday Brochures

                           to Promote Selected Destinations to the Main Target Groups.

Honours Subjects: Tourism Studies: Theoretical & Conceptual Debates, Tourism: Issues of Policy & Practice, Tourism & National Development: A Trans – National Approach, Leisure & the State, Issues in Leisure Management, Leisure & Modernity, Leisure & Enterprise.

  1996 – 1997              Weston College, Weston–Super-Mare

A Level:             Human Biology (E)

 1991 – 1996              Kings of Wessex Community School, Cheddar

A Level:          Business Studies (D)

A/S Level: Biology (E)

GCSEs: 9 subjects, 8 at grade A-C including Mathematics and English


 July 2000 -                Kruger Tissue Group

December 2000               Paper Tester, data inputting. 

May 1994 –               The Red Cow   (Brent Knoll, Somerset)

August 2000             Assistant Cook and Bar Person, duties involve food preparation, waitressing and bar work.

September 1998 --   Lipson Community College (Plymouth)

October 1999             Gymnastics Instructor, for children ages 4 – 12 years

at a weekend activity club.


September 1993 - Burnham On Sea Rhythmic Gymnastics

July 1997                              Club (Somerset)

Rhythmic Gymnastic coach and instructor for children ages

             6 – 16 years.



  • Attended an International Tourism Conference: A Journey Too Far?, March 2000.
  • Qualified Rhythmic Gymnastics coach Class 5 & Class 4 part 1.
  • South West and Wales Rhythmic Gymnastics Individual Champion (1993-1994). South West and Wales Group Champion (1993-1994) and a South West Squad member (1986-1994) competing at a National Level (1989-1994).
  • College representative for the College of St. Mark & St. John for potential new students.
  • I enjoy many sports, personal fitness and music.



Mike Ostler                                                    Dr. Michael Ireland

The Red Cow                                                College of St. Mark &

Brent Street                                                   St. John

Brent Knoll                                                     Derriford Road

Somerset                                                       Plymouth

TA9 4EQ                                                        PL6 8BH

Tel: (01278) 760234                                   (01752) 636700


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