Gill is Director of the Ashridge Centre for Action Research and Co-Director of the MSc in Sustainability and Responsibility. Her interests are in participative approaches to personal and organisational learning and change, particularly as they relate to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. She has substantial experience in teaching and supervising action research theory and practice, and has been part of several formal action research projects, in both academic and organisational settings.
Before joining Ashridge in 2009, Gill worked for ten years with the Centre for Action Research and Professional Practice at the University of Bath, where she was one of the founders of the MSc in Responsibility and Business Practice.
Prior to that she was the Director of the New Academy of Business, a radical business education venture sponsored by Anita Roddick of The Body Shop, and taught at Bristol University’s School of Advanced Urban Studies.