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Gail serves as a NED, Personal Board Advisor and Trustee with a select group of businesses and NGOs who are well placed to make a significant difference to create ‘A Better Flywheel of low carbon, inclusive Growth’. Formal roles include but are not limited to NED of Tiger Brands (foods); Board Advisor to MAS Holdings (apparel), Chair of the Shell Foundation (energy and mobility), Chair of Globescan Inc. (building trusted leadership) and Chair of Integrity Action (democratizing accountability).

Previously Gail was Executive Director for Old Mutual PLC, leading their global customer, brand and digital portfolio. Under Gail’s leadership, Old Mutual developed their Positive Futures Plan, which promotes inclusive growth and responsible investment. Prior to that, Gail worked for Unilever PLC, most recently as Chief Sustainability Officer and before that lead the Global Savory business, Global Laundry Brands and was CEO of Unilever South Africa.

Gail serves as “Special Advisor: Sustainable Economic Zones and Clusters” for SYSTEMIQ. She has also recently served as the Business and Transformation Director for the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, which made the 12 Trillion$ case for the business benefit associated with the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.