After qualifying as a Dispensing Optician through the ABDO correspondence course with Clement Clarke Opticians Gill worked for Boots Opticians for many years progressing from DO to Manager and then Area Manager. Gill joined Leightons in 2005, starting as a Branch Manager and was appointment as an Area Manager in 2011. Gill enjoys working with a great team of managers, to support them to manage their people, and their business to deliver better customer experiences and increased performance.
In recent years, most of Gill’s spare time has been spent renovating a cottage with her husband. This summer she has worked on the garden, and has enjoyed starting a vegetable patch and now looks forward to working on this project next year. With chickens and ducks as their latest addition, all of their hard work is now paying off.
Favourite book: Winnie the Pooh