Drew, is a Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing with over 20 years senior Marketing experience in both the public and private sector which has included projects in education, health, community engagement, IT, renewable energy, social enterprise and tourism.
She has consulted on long term engagement programmes and campaigns including work for NHS Dorset, Dorset County Council, Microsoft, Destination South West, Bournemouth University, Cardiff University, British Solar Renewables and First Women.
Originally qualified as a graphic designer, Drew retrained as a marketer when she moved to the South West in the 1990s before entering a career in education marketing. She has since become a mentor and consultant to hundreds of business and communications professionals across the South West, regularly being asked to give talks on best practice in marketing for non marketers.
As a mother of a teenager with Asperger's she has been an active member and volunteer of parent support groups for ASD and ADHD and a campaigner for equal rights in education and employment.