Following a degree in statistics, she practiced for five years in the City of London in the Environmental Finance group at Baker & McKenzie LLP. In 2013 she co-founded Accessible Clean Energy LLP, a listed fund investing across the clean energy value chain.
She is an avid musician, cook, party-thrower (when rules permit), semi-reluctant cold-water swimmer, and a trustee of the Mvumi Trust, a charity supporting bursaries and facilities and is the first boarding school in Tanzania integrating visually impaired and able-bodied students. She lived on a houseboat but now lives in a school boarding house with her husband, two sons, a rescue mutt called Lena, and 52 teenage boys.
She is a graduate of Harvard College (BA, Class of ’05) and the College of Law, London (LLB (Distinction), 2008).