Sharon grew up and was educated in Surrey and after leaving school, attended Westminster Hotel & Catering College in London. She went on to work for British Telecommunication’s International in London, working occasionally in the iconic BT tower and managing various units in the city.

Sharon moved to Somerset in 2000 and started working at Taunton School in 2002, managing the events team. In 2012 The Grange position of Site Manager became her new role, working with a small team of catering and domestic staff looking after the needs of Taunton’s international middle school students.