Margy joined the Civil Service straight from school and covered a variety of administrative and management roles in several government departments before taking redundancy in 2011. After a short career break Margy joined Brighter Futures in 2012 initially as Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive and later supported the Fulfilling Lives Project Board in their successful bid for funding from the Big Lottery which was subsequently used to set up the VOICES project. Since April 2014 Margy has been the Administrator for VOICES and more recently has been studying British Sign Language skills at Deaflinks. Margy was born in Stoke on Trent but moved to Leicester aged 12 with her parents and younger siblings and returned to Stoke in 2004. Outside of work Margy enjoys travelling both world and countrywide, spending time with her extended family, tracing her family tree, baking fabulous cakes and admits to being a Scrabble fiend.