Maureen is a current practising Ofsted Further Education and Skills inspector and lead inspector for the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). She inspects and provides consultancy support across all FE and Skills provision and a wide range of sector areas sectors. She works with a range of colleges, prime and partner contracting organisations, undertakes New Provider Monitoring visits and inspects private and residential schools and colleges for ISI. She is a consultant and adviser in quality development support and improvement work for all of the above organisations and has supported organisations for over thirty years in the state, private, schools, further and higher education sectors. In the past Maureen has worked for an number of awarding bodies approving new centres, developing qualifications, acting as a Chief Verifier and Principal Examiner both in the UK and in Asia.
Her specialist sector areas are: health and social care, childcare and early years, sport, leisure, travel and tourism, business and law, employability, English, and maths. Maureen is an expert in apprenticeships and is a governance board member of three national workplace grade 2 good providers. She has lived and worked overseas in the education sector and has held representative sports coaching posts to national level.