Non-Executive Director & Deputy Trust Chair
From December 2018
A qualified accountant, and business transformation expert, Gillian is applying her professional skills gained as an executive, in a Non-Executive capacity in the health, social housing and environmental engineering sectors. She has operated at Board level in the utility, social housing and social business sectors, including British Gas and Centrica.
Gillian has been a Board member at Beyond Housing since 2019, and in 2022 was appointed the Senior Independent Director; she is also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. During 2021, Gillian was a member of a Task Group for Beyond Housing to re-finance the business with a £250m sustainability bond. The bond is enabling investment in existing customers’ homes, providing more energy efficient homes, helping move to a carbon zero organisation, and supporting the delivery of an ambitious housing development plan.
Since 2021, Gillian has been a Non Executive Director at JBA Group; an environmental, engineering and risk management group.
Gillian joined the Trust in 2018, and is joint Deputy Trust Chair, Chair of the Trust’s Finance and Performance Committee, and is also a member of the Building Development Committee. She represents the Trust at the City’s Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board.