Carol has worked in the tourism team for the last 10 years. She owned a secretarial agency in Ringwood and was also PA to the New Forest Committee when it was first set up, prior to starting a family.
Having lived in the Ringwood area since the age of 11, she has been a past member of the Institute of Qualified Private Secretaries and more recently completed a Prince2 Project Management Course.
Carol is married with two grown-up children and enjoys walking and cycling in the New Forest during her spare time. She regularly attends evening classes to try out new skills, her most recent being a Professional Chefs’ course at Brockenhurst College.
Digital Marketing Lead
Rachael has lived in the New Forest all of her life, and was educated at local schools including Brockenhurst College.
She joined the tourism team in 2016 where she successfully completed a Level 3 ITQ Apprenticeship and has been with us ever since. During her year working at the NFDC and the many years working for Go New Forest she has developed a wide variety of new skills in the workplace and is now our Digital Marketing Lead. As well as gaining her ITQ Apprenticeship qualification, she has also achieved A Levels in ICT, Business and Economics and Psychology.
Rachael is an avid dog-lover and also has a passion for extreme sports, being by the water and indie-rock music. She also has a love of travel.