A picture of POhWER Trustee, Toby CottonToby has a degree in History and Politics and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

In his professional career, Toby worked as Board member for finance and resources in a number of private businesses.

Toby has a daughter with learning difficulties who gained NVQ’s in both Catering and Hospitality and also learned essential life skills at a specialised training academy. Since qualifying, she has moved into her own flat and now leads an independent and active life with the support of personal assistants funded by her local authority through direct payments. Toby understands the role self-esteem plays in supporting both physical and mental good health.