Beverly initially qualified as an Associate Member of the Institute of Linguists in French and German. After a brief spell working in France, she moved back to the UK and worked in the private, commercial sector both as a translator/interpreter and then in administration. In 1996 she joined PML and in 2002 became its Company Secretary, being part of the team that took PML out of NERC into independent ownership. She has been a member of PML’s Senior Management Team for many years.
In her role as Company Secretary she works closely with the Board of Trustees and deals with charity law, company law, corporate governance and intellectual property issues. She is also Company Secretary to PML Applications Ltd, as well as a Director of that company. Beverly is a part-qualified Chartered Company Secretary having successfully passed ICSA professional exams in Business Environment, Communications, Management, Accounting, Corporate Law, Applied Business Law and Corporate Governance. Since 2010 Beverly has managed the Communications Group at PML and in December 2016 became Head of Corporate Affairs, encompassing Marketing, Communications, Fundraising and Science Support.