Shirley Poole (MAAT) joined Colin Mills our Founder in 2006 sharing his office, which at that time was his dining room. Shirley was our very first staff member. She initially started in a part time book keeping capacity and then moved to a more full time role in 2008 as Finance Manager.
Shirley previously worked as an assistant Finance Manager for a group of companies that encompassed Homecare, Nursing Agencies and Nursing Homes. Before that Shirley also spent 5 years working for an event management company, involved in organising international and UK events and travelled widely. These included Camel Trophy, The Whitbread Round the World Boat Race, The Ford Overland Challenge and Mountain Bike Events in the UK.