Jackie joined Marlborough College as Director of Marketing and Communications in November 2019. Jackie was educated at Beaconsfield High School and Queens’ College, Cambridge University, where she gained a First in History and was awarded a Foundation Scholarship. She represented the university in three varsity fencing matches, including two as ladies’ captain. A career as a marketing and communications professional followed, mostly in major blue chip consumer goods companies such as Diageo, Allied Lyons, Gillette and Mattel.
She has worked as an independent brand consultant, most notably for Nationwide Building Society and, before joining the College, was leading the communications and supporter development functions at the National Trust. She has held a number of Board positions, including Business Unit Director for Gillette UK, Regional Director Marketing for Mattel EMEA and Executive Director for Brand, Marketing and Supporter Development at the National Trust.
Jackie is a trustee of the Clergy Support Trust, a benevolent charity supporting clergy and their families, and chairs her local Parish Council.