The welfare of animals is one of Frances’s main interests in life. Frances is a vegetarian and supports several animal charities, including the RSPCA. For many years she was the chair of one of their branches that included a large animal rescue centre.
Professionally, Frances was the founder and Managing Director of a company that organised international conferences. Her responsibilities included chairing the Sussex Branch of the Institute of Directors and the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce. She has also served on the Board of the University of Brighton, the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Brighton International Arts Festival. As a trustee of IWCT Frances brings a wealth of business experience combined with a love of animals and a deep concern for their welfare.