Gillian is an experienced Chairman following an executive career as a Marketing Director and CEO. She launched the Next Directory in 1988, re-launched Avon Cosmetics 1995-1998 and was part of the Royal Mail turnaround in the early 2000s.
Gillian is Chairman of Zoo Digital plc, supplying technology and services to Hollywood studios internationally & jisp.com linking on and off-line retail. She Chairs Senet Group, promoting safer gambling and running the « When the Fun Stops, Stop » campaign.
In 2012 she was appointed to the Industrial Development Advisory Board advising UK ministers on business and industrial strategy and has board experience in Retail, Energy, Sport, Technology, Leisure, Insurance. She won the 2014 Sunday Times NED Awards and Chaired UK Coaching.
Gillian is the founder of Board Mentoring which works with UK and International companies. She mentors and matches experienced mentors with executives.