Now an independent consultant Elaine has considerable experience as an experienced educational developer. Her previous role at the University of Westminster included promoting best practice by sharing extensive expertise in educational pedagogy, research and curriculum enhancement to support staff in their professional development. This included being Academic Lead for their Professional Recognition & Enhancement Scheme for Teaching accredited by the HEA and developing innovative approaches to enhance and celebrate the production of quality pedagogic research. She has worked in a variety of education and training settings and her experience includes development of an online personal tutoring module, supporting the implementation of research skills programmes into universities, development of progression agreements, lecturing on research methodology and assessment of research projects, facilitation of management and leadership workshops and developing on-line and blended learning resources. She is also a reviewer for several educational journals as well as being published.