Tessa is an award-winning senior career and confidence coach and author. She has extensive experience of helping adults and young people in the private, public, education and charity sectors with a focus on self-esteem and confidence as well as providing a structured and pragmatic approach to the development of career paths and charity organisational structure. Having begun her career as a solicitor and charity fundraiser, Tessa founded her own business providing coaching services nationally. She is also a primary school governor.
With a degree in music and a trained Thrive Emotional Health Practitioner, Tessa has a passion for using her skills to positively impact the development and wellbeing of children through music and other artistic forms. She has designed the Voices for Life concepts.
In September 2023, Tessa received the High Sheriff of Somerset award in recognition of great and valuable services to the community .