Xanthe currently works as a consultant, supporting public and third sector organisations with fundraising, project development and delivery. Xanthe holds an MSc in Spatial Planning, and has worked on a wide range of projects over the past decade, including the provision of planning advice and development of High Street regeneration schemes. Until recently she also practised as a Solicitor, specialising in crime, and has an extensive insight into offending and the workings of the criminal justice system through her work as a Duty Solicitor. 

Xanthe founded and leads a social enterprise called Discovery Planet which partners with Universities and working scientists to deliver science communication events through pop-up events  at the heart of disadvantaged communities (discoveryplanet.co.uk).