Marylou joined The Philanthropy Workshop in May 2015. She spent the previous four years as Head of the CFO's office at the British Council, the UK's educational and cultural organisation. Prior to that, she worked in the NGO sector for six years for a number of organisations, including living and working for NGOs in Zambia and India for 18 months. Her primary focus during that time was on health and education at community level. Marylou studied Modern Languages at The University of Bath, and will be focussing on communications and programmes at TPW.