Debra joined Prudential in 1987 and worked there for 8 years. Leaving there in 1995, Debra went to work in-house at British Gas. As part of that role, she took the Qualification in Pensions Administration (QPA). There were a number of roles after including with an IFA, TPA and in-house. Debra continued her studies to complete an Advanced Diploma with the Pensions Management Institute. For the last 2 and half years Debra has been the Director of Civil Service and Royal Mail Pensions at the Cabinet Office. Debra, as Scheme Manager, and her team are responsible for 1.5m members in the Civil Service Scheme along with another 400,000 members in the Royal Mail Statutory Pension Scheme.