Wendy graduated in Pathology from the University of Cambridge in 1983; since then she has had an interesting and varied career. Initially, Wendy worked in technical management roles with food manufacturing companies. After an extended childcare break, she took on a range of clinical governance and project management roles within both the NHS and two independent hospices. She also spent several years working as School Food Project Manager for Somerset County Council. Currently, Wendy is a Senior Clinical Claims Manager for WPA Health Insurance, based in Taunton.

Wendy lives in Chard, where she is an active member of the local church. She enjoys walking and singing and also trips to London to visit her 2 adult children.