Toni is a chartered management accountant from London. Of Anglo-Spanish parents, she grew up in Spain before moving to the UK in 1992. She first came into contact with Buddhism whilst following her trekking passion in Asia. Inspired by Rinpoche’s YouTube teachings, she flew to Hong Kong in 2013 to meet him. In 2014 she gave up her job as a business analyst at the Financial Times to help with Rinpoche’s activities.