After graduating from the University of Liverpool in 2000 with A BSc Hons degree in Psychology Heather developed an interest in criminal profiling and criminal behaviour. She pursued this interest and began her Crime Scene Investigation journey in 2001 at Lancashire Constabulary where she became a VCSI as part of the Forensic Science Pathway Project. She progressed to CSI and has a huge and varied amount of practitioner experience having attended a multitude of crime scenes ranging from vehicle crime to murder. In 2017 she was involved in the development of the CSI pilot project within the LFSA and in 2019 she received the Forensic Award for designing and developing placements for Policing and Forensic Science students at University of Central Lancashire.
She is currently a CSI Tutor at the LFSA and enjoys designing and developing workshops and training programs for Cadets, Undergraduates and Masters students. She has a real interest in student engagement and loves to go out to schools and encourage children to get involved in science! Heather's interest are related to school engagement and SEN support.
Heather's greatest achievements so far are her children.