Pascale Barnes studied Human Nutrition at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, USA. She moved to the UK in 1985 where she worked for an economic development consultancy in London for several years, organising international workshops and conferences for a variety of European Commission programmes. She also worked as a freelance headhunter for a British company, focussing on recruitment in France and Belgium. During her recent job, Pascale worked as the Administrator at Ancient Technology Centre in Cranborne (2004 - 2017) and especially enjoyed liaising with visitors, organising public events, and raising awareness of the centre through social media.
Pascale holds dual nationality of American and French. She is fluent in English and French with some working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.