Gillian was a leading secondary school principal, and is now a prominent education consultant and holds a number of Board directorships.
In 2010 Gillian was awarded the MNZM for Services to Education.
Gillian has had extensive experience in secondary and tertiary teaching and educational leadership in the New Zealand public and independent school sectors. She gained national recognition as a strategic thinker and innovative educational leader at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School and Unlimited Paenga Tawhiti. More on Education roles
Gillian’s governance roles include education, the Arts, the community and technology. In 2002 she was the recipient of the Institute of Directors’ Aspiring Directors Award. More on Governance roles
In recent years, Gillian has been involved in future focused projects in education, including Guardianship of the internationally acclaimed New Zealand Secondary Futures project and an exciting world class proposal for a United World College in New Zealand. More on Recent projects
Gillian's current work is in board directorships and education projects and consultation in the areas such as strategic thinking and innovation, leadership support and school self-review. More on Consultancy expertise