Goodmovers: who’s going where in the third sector

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Good Movers: who's going where in the third sector

2nd June 2017 by TFN 0 Comments

Derek Gardiner and Jill Barrow

Goodmovers: who’s going where in the third sector

Scotland’s leading funder for the third sector, Social Investment Scotland (SIS), has appointed two new senior hires. SIS has appointed seasoned corporate banker Derek Gardiner as investment manager for the west of Scotland, and chartered accountant Jill Barrow as financial controller. Derek brings with him 26 years of commercial and corporate banking experience with Bank of Scotland and latterly with Lloyds TSB, as a relationship manager. Before entering the corporate world, Derek played professional football for Dundee United and East Stirlingshire FC. Jill Barrow joins SIS from Baker Tilly, now RSM in Edinburgh,  where she developed an expertise in internal and external audit for the third sector across Scotland, dealing with big national charities and smaller charitable organisations, groups and academic associations. In her role of financial controller, Jill will oversee the finance function SIS, managing day to day finance and governance – running the audit & risk and capital & finance committees.

Jeanette Forbes

Goodmovers: who’s going where in the third sector

Businesswoman Jeanette Forbes has been appointed chairperson of the Scottish Development Group for type 1 diabetes charity, JDRF. Jeanette who is chief executive and founder of PCL Group, and a former Business Women Scotland Inspirational Woman of the Year, steps up to the role after nearly three years on the group, which helps drive awareness and fundraising for JDRF, a charity which funds research into type 1 diabetes. Inspired both by those who live with type 1 diabetes and JDRF's ground-breaking research, Jeanette believes that Scotland can play a pivotal role in finding the cure to the autoimmune condition. Jeanette is also a former chair of Children 1st.

Gail Phillips

Goodmovers: who’s going where in the third sector

Lead Scotland has selected Gail Phillips for the post of engagement and development officer. Gail, who previously held the position of learning coordinator for Perth and Kinross with Lead Scotland, said: “I am really pleased to have been accepted to this exciting new role and it shows the commitment of Lead Scotland has to our volunteers, a large part of my new job is to support our volunteers development and ensure that volunteering with us is an enriching and rewarding experience. I shall also be responsible for fundraising and raising the profile of Lead Scotland across the country and I look forward to making that happen."