Caroline Higgs has been involved with The Arkleton Trust since 1988, becoming a Trustee in 1990, Secretary in 1994 and Chairman in 2004 following her mother’s retirement.
A primary school teacher, Caroline taught in the private sector before becoming a freelance cook and soft-furnisher. During this time she was also a supply teacher in Cumbria and Dumfriesshire where her interest in rural affairs developed. She is currently running an English programme for bi-lingual French children.
Caroline was formerly a board member with Voluntary Action Cumbria and was on the Advisory Committee of the Arkleton Institute in Aberdeen.