Torie is a leading, international public speaker, writer, influencer, entrepreneur, world traveller and lecturer. She is an Ambassador for "Yes I Can" with the British Government Department for Work & Pensions, Founder of both Epilepsy Sparks and Media Evolution, and Writer for Huffington Post.
Winner of Media Volunteer of the Year (Epilepsy Action, UK, 2017) Torie has spoken in UK Parliament and featured in multiple publications.
Relying upon her own personal strength has seen Torie overcome personal, professional and public adversities regarding disability and in 2013 she chose to have brain surgery at the UCL Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London.
Disability challenges you. It doesn't define you.
Featuring on UK BBC London, 5Live, talkRadio, US Brain Waves Audio and Australian Noongar Radio, Torie’s BBC3 YouTube video in which she featured: “Things Not to Say to Someone with Epilepsy” has been viewed more than half a million times.
Featuring neurological professionals and patients from all over the world, Torie frequently writes for Epilepsy Sparks’ blog and will be speaking at the 2018 International Epilepsy conference in Zurich.
Born in the UK, Torie grew up in both England and Australia and has worked for international firms with staff in Europe, Australia, the US and Asia.