Payroll Giving


The judging panel brings together a broad range of understanding of Payroll Giving from across different sectors. Huge thanks to all of our judges that give up their time to read all applications and then attend a central judging day to decide the winners.


Ruby is the new Chair of the Payroll Giving Special Interest Group. She has been in the charity sector her whole career and currently works at Shelter as a Senior Direct Marketing Executive, where she looks after their Payroll Giving programme.


Panikos has spent most of his working life in the non-profit sector in a wide variety of roles. He currently works at CAFOD as the Learning and Development Manager and is also Chair of the APGO (Association of Payroll Giving Organisations). His voluntary work at present includes Music Heritage UK and GFSN (Gay Football Supporters Network). He looks forward to the day when payroll giving is no longer the poor relation of other forms of regular giving!

Associate Director of Policy & Research

Before joining the Policy and Research Team in April 2011, Helen worked for HMRC for 27 years.

For many years she worked in HMRC's Accounts Office at Shipley, collecting PAYE and Class 1 NIC and reimbursing Statutory Payments to small employers, before moving into Human Resources. An HR manager for four years, Helen also ran the payroll for the Accounts Office staff's childcare scheme.

In 2004 Helen transferred to the Employer Team in HMRC's Business Customer Unit, specialising in employer customer understanding, before supporting David Ellis, the Senior Civil Servant responsible for Employer Engagement.

Holding the MSc in Business and Payroll Management through Derby University, Helen's responsibilities with the CIPP include managing the Policy Team and the CIPP's Advisory Service. She writes articles for the CIPP magazine as well as external publications, attending consultation forums with different government departments, conducting consultation surveys and submitting responses to the various bodies. She also presents at CIPP and external events keeping payroll practitioners in touch with the latest developments in payroll legislation.


Annabel is Head of Marketing & Digital at the Institute of Fundraising, responsible for leading the way the IoF interacts with key audiences to achieve long term engagement resulting in more people joining the IoF and engaging with its networks; learning through qualifications; and attending events and conferences, including Fundraising Convention - the biggest charity event of its kind in Europe.

Annabel is a CIM qualified professional marketer with expensive experience in devising and managing effective integrated marketing campaigns to drive awareness and income in the charity sector. Before joining the IoF, Annabel worked in various fundraising and marketing positions, including for the British Heart Foundation, NSPCC, Breast Cancer Campaign and the Alzheimer's Society.


Maurice joined British Airways Community Investment team in 2013, helping drive their Flying Start partnership with Comic relief to raise £20m and working closely with the Disasters emergency Committee on a number of appeals. With a particular passion for Payroll Giving and the difference these regular donations to charity can make, Maurice has been the driving force behind the BA scheme relaunch and is delighted to be invited to join the NPGEA judges panel 2018.