Kim has a Master of Philosophy in Early Childhood Education with 20 years experience in the early childhood industry. Kim has experience as a teacher, director, manager, validator, trainer and assessor, mentor, consultant and public speaker. She also lectures part time in Early Childhood at Curtin University. Kim is a qualified landscape designer as has been designing playgrounds for Childscapes for 7 years. Kim is the mother of 3 nature loving children who constantly remind her of the importance of free outdoor play.