Gillian has over 20 years of sustainability experience in the extractives and natural resources sectors. She is an independent sustainability advisor and currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of New Gold and Lundin Gold. She is also Chair of International Women in Mining. Gillian was, until 2017, Head of Mining & Metals at the World Economic Forum, leading global and regional initiatives for responsible and sustainable development. Prior to this, she was Director of Social Responsibility at Teck Resources. She has previously held senior roles in mining companies, government, academia and consultancy. Gillian holds an MA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Glasgow, a PhD in Development Economics and Economic Geography from the University of Liverpool and is an alumnus of the Governor General of Canada’s Leadership Conference.