Sue lives in the North West of England with her partner and two children. She has been working as an independent consultant for the past 13 years, mainly undertaking writing, training and evaluations with NGOs on mainstreaming HIV. She is the author of publications on gender, alternative sexualities, and responding to HIV in workplaces and through development work (all available at www.sueholden.org.uk). Before becoming a consultant Sue worked for ActionAid in the UK and Uganda, and was Project Coordinator for the Stepping Stones training and adaptation project back in 1998. She has a Masters Degree with High Distinction in Development Studies from the Flinders University of South Australia, and spends her spare time cycling, singing and playing saxophone.