Work experience: Gillian is an experienced consumer goods marketer with significant experience managing powerful and iconic brands, such as KitKat, Quality Street, Fox’s Biscuits and Honey Monster (formerly Sugar Puffs). She is commercially savvy with a can-do attitude, combining strategic thought with a clear view of how to drive value in practical terms. Gillian takes pride in delivering and realising ambitious plans for brands.

What excites Gillian: “Rendering the seemingly impossible, possible. The knottier a problem to try and solve, the better!”

Her superpower: “Making the complex, simple. That, and I throw myself into everything with gusto and a thousand words a minute!”