Gillian is a trustee of JCP and well known to the charitable sector in Jersey.
After senior positions with a major international bank, Gillian joined Commonwealth Development Company, the UK Government’s agency for private sector development in the poorer countries and then became a founding partner of a private equity firm, Actis.
She has been trustee of a UK housing charity for ex-servicemen and a member of the UK‘s exports Guarantee Advisory Committee.
She has advised on enterprise development for a large NGO and has been a local fund-raiser for a medical research charity.
In 2016 Gillian co-founded Every Child Our Future, an educational charity which aims to support every child to reach their full potential in numeracy and literacy, and for the community to take collective responsibility in the education of its children.
In June 2019 Gillian was awarded an MBE in recognition of her services to the UK economy.