Nina Wright

Director and Administration & Compliance Team Leader

"The three things I love most about my job are every day is different and it is definitely never boring, we are always looking at ways that we can improve and evolve both personally and as a business. We have such a great team - I love coming into the office there is such a buzz and we genuinely all get on really well."


Nina joined PenLife in 2013. She has more than 30 years’ experience in financial services spanning various roles, from office management to compliance to Financial Planner support.

As Administration and Compliance Team Leader, Nina is responsible for ensuring that the business, its employees, and all projects comply with all relevant regulations. She does this by ensuring that all policies and processes comply with regulatory and ethical standards.

Nina is also responsible for coaching and developing our team of Administrators, who provide support to the Financial Planners and take care of our clients’ needs. As one of four board Directors, Nina provides leadership and oversight to enable the company to reach its goals.

Rest and play

Nina lives in Acaster Malbis with her husband Jeff, son Harvey, and “office dog” Milo. She loves spending time with family and friends, going on long dog walks, or just relaxing with a glass of vino!

Nina in the spotlight

On an ideal weekend, you can find me:

Going for a long walk with my family, husband Jeff and son Harvey – hopefully with a pub halfway round for some refreshment!

My favourite holiday destination is:

The Canary Islands for winter sun.

My favourite song to play in the car is:

‘Mr Brightside’, The Killers.

The first album I bought was:

Rio, Duran Duran.

If I could be any fictional character, I would be:

Erin Brockovich.

If I could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, I would win a medal in:


When the dessert menu arrives, I’m looking for:

Eton Mess.

My pet peeve is:

People moaning.

The best gift I’ve ever received is:

A homemade Mother’s Day card from my son Harvey.

The three people at my dream dinner party would be:

Bradley Cooper, Dawn French, and Chris Evans.

Three things I haven’t done so far include:

A train journey across Canada, a cruise, and driving a motorhome around Europe.

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