Development Secretary: Beverley McLeod

Beverley (Bev) is a Falkland Islander who travelled to England in 1963, with the support of the Falkland Island Government Scholarship, to be educated in Dorset.  She graduated as a teacher and taught in several Secondary Schools in Bristol and London before taking early retirement in 2004.  She worked as an Education Consultant until 2010.  

Bev currently lives in Bristol but visits her mother, who lives in Stanley, as often as she can.  Between 1957 and 1960, Bev lived on South Georgia where her father ws the Chief Wireless Operator.  She recently wrote a book about this part of her childhood with the title 'In The Shadow of Shackleton's Cross'.

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