Ginny Smith had a varied career after graduating which included tractor driving, working as an occupational adviser at the University of Sussex and teaching English to secondary school children in Algeria. She now runs her own management development consultancy and is the chair of EUnitySeahaven. She lives in a small village in the South Downs and is passionate about protecting the countryside and environment from inappropriate development. She is a strong supporter of electoral reform and campaigns against the undermining of the UK's democratic institutions. She has an MA in Organisational Behaviour, S1 in General Agriculture from Plumpton College and an all-consuming hobby for a few years was breeding sport horses.
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