Gillian Wilmot is an experienced Chairman and Non-Executive Director following an executive career as a Marketing Director then a CEO. She was recognised for governance excellence in the 2014 Sunday Times Non-Executive Director Awards. Gillian runs Board Mentoring which works with CEOs and directors of leading UK and international companies. She was appointed to the Industrial Development Advisory Board in 2012 and is on 4 other boards from energy to retail, leisure and technology. Gillian is Chair of SportsCoach UK and is committed to bringing more under-represented groups into coaching.