Gill Atkinson started her career in the Ministry of Defence supporting Royal Air Force flying, before transferring to policy work, including Defence aspects of NATO and military operations in the Balkans. Gill then moved to the UK Delegation to NATO in Brussels where she was a specialist in Defence capabilities during the period of NATO Enlargement through Central and Eastern Europe and then worked on NATO-Russia relations and political aspects of Enlargement.
Previous roles in government
Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Warsaw
- 2010 to 2013