Bridget's most recent background in governance management has been as company secretary since 2002 to South Central Connexions Partnership for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. She also has 15 years' experience working in human resources in a variety of industries, including communications, aerospace, and FMCG manufacturing. Bridget has in the past been employed in a trade union (the TGWU) and in the Lord Chancellor's Department, specifically the Portsmouth court service.
In addition to being a Chartered Member of the CIPD, and having completed several Institute of Chartered Secretary and Administrator modules, Bridget holds a NEBOSH Certificate in Health and Safety. She is also a self-employed milliner, and is secretary and a member of the Wessex Guild of Craftsmen.