Christine is a passionate mother, grandmother and devout family person who has mentored and trained many groomers worldwide to successfully operate their own business and improve their grooming ability in the competition arena since 2001.
An original member of GroomTeam Australia Christine has been a regular International judge since 2008 and is an EGA (European Grooming Assn ) judge, recently judging at Groomania and the World Teams Event in Belgium in 2017, in her 10th year as Barkleigh judge and in 2018 became a judge for IGU (International Groomers Union) in Sth Korea & China.
A multi-award-winning groomer Christine has been a pioneer of the Australian grooming industry and her articles have featured in numerous industry and mainstream print and online media magazines and her works have been featured on prime time television segments in Australia including Sydney Weekender, Talk to the Animals, Bondi Vet, Sunrise and the TODAY show.
Christine travels regularly holding educational Seminars and Workshops in the USA, Europe, Asia, Australia & New Zealand. She is involved in developing equipment and products for the industry and is an International Grooming Ambassador for Nestle Purina & Andis. Christine has shown and bred Brittany’s, Poodles and Bichons for over 30 years and operates the highly successful groomer training centre in Australia “ The Grooming School “ with husband Les.