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Gilly Green

Gilly has over 30 years experience in grant-making and the voluntary sector and has developed responsive, devolved, participatory and proactive grant-making programmes. She now has her own consultancy business, undertaking strategic reviews, programme development and facilitation. 

Previous work: Gilly was UK Director of Comic Relief for over 15 years until 2018, overseeing the strategic direction of funding, managing an annual budget of about £40m.  

Her experience has fine-tuned her skills in reach, communications and risk management. 

Other interests: Gilly is a Trustee of Rosa and is a founding trustee of Tonic Living – a fresh approach to older LGBT housing and care. She was awarded an OBE for services to tackling domestic violence in 2007 and is a long-time foster parent.

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