Carol has lived with her husband and daughter in Paddock Wood since 2010. She was elected to Town Council in May 2015. Her background is children’s nursing, nurse education and healthcare management, with most of her career spent in London. Recently she has worked in healthcare regulation and now has her own nursing and healthcare consultancy company. She is keen to ensure that future developments in Paddock Wood take account of the health and wellbeing of the local population and provide facilities for teenagers and young adults. As a volunteer in the youth team at St Andrew’s Church, she supports with youth club and supports the Town’s Youth Council. Carol likes to spend time socialising with friends and family, walking, reading and listening to live music of all genres often attending music festivals in the summer.