Gill started out working for a large hotel chain after Hotel and Catering College. She undertook a Post Graduate Teaching Cert. but went back to the hotel chain as an On Job Trainer/Troubleshooter working all over UK. Gill worked at the Marine Hotel North Berwick until buying and running her own Guest House for 14 years in Dunbar.

Gill then changed direction completely and returned to College to do HNC in Social Care after which worked with Adults with Learning Disabilities for another 14 years.  During this time she attained her SVQ Assessor award so that I could put staff through their SVQ level 2 and 3 in Social Care.

Gill joined the Ridge as Training Manager where she plays a vital role supporting, mentoring and educating vulnerable members of the community.