Gillian is the deputy CEO and Head of Advisory services at Grant Thornton Johannesburg. She is also the Grant Thornton Global Leader for Travel, tourism & leisure.
She has more than 27 years’ consulting experience and carries out a wide variety of consulting assignments including market and financial feasibility assessments, research, economic impact assessments, valuations, strategy consulting, tourism and marketing strategies and other general business consulting. Previously Gillian worked in the hotel industry in the UK, Europe and South Africa and she is widely recognised as an expert in the tourism and hospitality sector, consulting to major corporations and senior leaders the public and private sector. Gillian is the Chairperson of the Board of the University of Johannesburg’s School of Tourism & Hospitality.