Geoff has spent all his working life in service businesses, firstly in the hospitality sector and then for almost 30 years at a senior level in the health and social care system.
After training and working in many of the finest hotels in the UK and then opening his our own award winning hotel in North Devon, Geoff then became a specialist in creating new models of care. Often working across both the public and private sectors he was involved in delivering innovative commercial projects (including the building and construction of assets), change management (including the re-design of systems of work), and strategy (working at a local and national level). Geoff retired from full time work in 2014 and now has a portfolio Non-Executive Director career. He is a keen amateur chef and enjoys fine food and wine (particularly from the New World), travel and watching most sports. He is also an Accredited Humanist Celebrant leading non-religious celebrations on a regular basis. He has been married to Helen for over 42 years and has two grown up daughters.