Gill is a retired Civil Servant and qualified accountant.
She is married to Philip and has lived in Leeds since 2007 and became a governor at Shakespeare Primary School a few months after arriving. Gill is chair of the Life Connections charity which provides an out of school club, holiday playscheme and community café all based at Bridge Community Church.
Gill is currently Chair of the Governing Body as well as sitting on the Resources Committee and is passionate about supporting the school to be recognised for the outstanding school it is. Right from the very first visit in 2007 it has been clear to her that the school is a place where children can thrive and make amazing progress in their time there, supported by a fabulous group of staff.