Zoe graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Geography and a PGCE. She held various job including working as an outdoor activity and watersports instructor, primary school teacher and environmental studies tutor and manager. Zoe decided to make a career change into coastal and environmental management and completed an MSc in Coastal Zone Management through Ulster University. Whilst working full time and studying for her MSc degree, Zoe worked as an Assistant Coastal Surveyor at Coastal Partners supporting various projects. Zoe now works as a Coastal Environmental Engineer, carrying out ecological surveys and environmental impact assessments for coastal schemes.