Gilly arrived in the Island in 1982 with her husband and after having a family decided to go back to the work place.

She joined CCD in 1999 as a part-time Secretary, in 2006 she became PA to the then Technical Director John Pettitt. Since John’s retirement Gilly continues to work part-time making sure that everything is in order in the office, running errands, filing and ensuring that the general day to day running of the office carries on smoothly.

As a self-confessed horse fanatic and part-time riding instructor Gilly has also advised on various equine projects.