Virginia coordinates the Suicide Bereavement Service and recognises the value of peer support and postvention as prevention. She has a background in education and counselling.
Virginia is from Auckland. She backpacked around the world for a couple of years after leaving high school before returning to study Anthropology, Media Studies and Psychology at the University of Auckland. She still likes to travel when she gets the chance. Meanwhile she can be found gardening, beach walking, drinking coffee and spending time with friends and family.