She is also a Certified NLP Practitioner (Neuro Linguistic Programming) whose principles she applies in the course of work.
Since 2014, Heather has been a Prince's Trust Business mentor
Heather has been married to Ian since August 1979 and they have two adult daughters, Ailsa and Erin. Heather and Ian spend their free time fell walking, reading, watching movies and ballroom and Latin dancing. Ian is a director of Themis Property Maintenance in Stockport; Ailsa is a dance teacher and choreographer and Erin is a Customer Services Assistant and dances for fun!