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Maritha Lightbourne

Head of Finance and Operations

Maritha is Head of Finance and Operations and joined the PPI in June 2005. Maritha is responsible for the day to day operational duties of the Institute, accounts and HR. Maritha is also Company Secretary and works closely with the Board of Council and Senior Management on Governance.

Maritha started her career as a Junior Accounts Assistant at Chrysalis Music while volunteering her time to assist in the administration of a not for profit organisation. She went on to work closely with the Management Team in a voluntary youth organisation constructing life skill programmes for youth workshops, managing various projects and youth events within the organisation.

Maritha is an Affiliated member of The Chartered Governance Institute. She has a Master’s degree in Voluntary Sector Management (Cass Business School), a Diploma in Charity Accounting (ICAEW) and a FdA Business and Management qualification from Greenwich University. 

Maritha is currently a trustee for Impact Family Centre.


For general enquiries or finance related matters, in the first instance, please contact Maritha.


The Pensions Policy Institute is a registered charity and accepts donations from organisations and individuals.