Jackie joined Sussex Community Foundation in 2019. She is new to the charity sector, having previously looked after executives in insurance broking, local council and emergency services. Before that, she ran an accountancy practice in Tunbridge Wells with her late husband for 25 years. She has also been involved with fundraising for her daughter’s special needs school, as well as supporting the PTA of her son’s primary school. She is now enjoying being part of a team that provides funding and support for so many grassroots organisations. She lives in Crowborough, having moved across the border from Kent three years ago and enjoys the theatre, reading and the countryside.