Christine Tripp is a retired Customer Services Manager for a multinational packaging company, with over 30 years experience.
She has two sons and, since retirement in late 2014, has been very involved in the care of her five young grandchildren.
In 2012, Christine’s husband became a paraplegic. Since that time she has managed his care, liaising with care agencies, equipment suppliers and medical and allied health practitioners. She has organised overseas and interstate travel with her husband.
Christine is particularly interested in the issues facing family and friends of people with SCI. She has set up an informal support group for partners to discuss issues that can arise when living with someone with SCI.