Irene Friend is an accomplished voice coach, an author and promoter of public reading via her enterprise Ink17. She is a graduate of the National Conservatoire of Wales with a BA Hons in Acting Studies from RWCMD and has attended the National Film and Television School.
Irene has worked independently in Voice and Confidence coaching for 2 years. The youngest daughter of two lawyers with three older sisters, Irene spent her young life learning not just how to communicate; also how to listen. She grew up observing and imitating those around her (whether they liked it or not).