Debbie Evans Quek studied Masters Sc in Tourism Heritage Management at University of Birmingham and BA Hons Fine Art in Painting & Drawing at Swansea Metropolitan University. She has taught A'Level Archaeology and vocational courses. She is Presenter for The Arts Programme Radio Tircoed Swansea and as a practising artist she has an artist studio in Swansea Alexander Rd (Llys Glas). Up until 2004 she represented Wales as a chess international and held the women's title several times over a thirty year time scale.