After graduating in Anthropology and Women’s Studies, she started her film career with Steel Bank Films (1982), a Channel 4 film workshop based in Sheffield. She is an experienced director, producer & exec producer on the international scene, having worked on numerous documentaries for broadcast (Ch 4, BBC, Arte, RTP, RTBF…)
After starting Scottish Documentary Institute in 2003 she has mainly been acting as co-producer and exec producer on award winning Bridging the Gap scheme. For 2012 as a director: ”African Urban Dreams” & “Al Khadra, poet of the desert” and as exec producer “I am breathing”/ ”Future my Love” / “Cutting Loose”. She also runs workshops in creative documentary across the Middle East resulting in successful short films screened at major festivals as well as project development in Africa, Latin America.