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 appointed as an Area Manager in 2011. Gill enjoyed many years working with a great team of managers, supporting them to manage their people and their business to deliver better customer experiences and increased performance. In 2018, she moved to her current role in Project Support.
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 working on it. With chickens and ducks and their latest addition, the lovable labrador Martha, all of their hard work is now paying off.
Favourite book: Winnie the Pooh.