Sue Tompkins BA (Hons), MARH, LCH, FF Astrol.S., Hon. RC Astrol.

Sue Tompkins

Co-founder of the LSA, Sue's interest in astrology spans 30 years. Renowned for her down-to-earth and humorous presentations, Sue's teaching experience at all levels (beginners to post-graduate supervision) is extensive.

It includes Local Authority Education and nineteen years with the Faculty of Astrological Studies for whom she was Director of Schools (1986-2000) and responsible for all aspects of its 'live' teaching school. In 2000, she was awarded a fellowship by FAS in recognition of her work in this role. Later that year she founded the London School of Astrology. In 2003 she gained the prestigious Charles Harvey Award for exceptional service to Astrology by the Astrological Association. The recipient of this once-in-a-lifetime award, presented by the Astrological Association, is decided each year by the major astrological organisations in the UK.

Her book 'Aspects in Astrology' (Rider) is widely regarded as a classic and continues to be an international best-seller. Her new textbook is 'The Contemporary Astrologer's Handbook' (Flare, 2007), which is currently already in its eighth printing. Sue regularly contributes articles to various magazines and journals at home and abroad.

Sue is also a Registered Homoeopath and has also undergone training in psychology and counselling. She has a busy homoeopathic and astrological practice in north London. To find out more please visit