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Gill Cronin Business School

Gill is Head of Campaigns and Development for The 5% Club, an employer led corporate responsibility initiative set up to tackle the twin social issues of youth unemployment and skills shortages.

Gill has extensive experience in working in the not-for-profit/charity/fourth sector having managed and developed commercially successful memberships in a wide range of industries.

She was Director of Marketing, Press and Business Information at the British Retail Consortium and more recently was Head of Patron Membership at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry and headed up the membership and marketing division at the Fostering Network. With a track record of creating commercial opportunities in a not-for-profit environment, Gill has brokered profitable relationships with corporates delivering enhanced member benefits while simultaneously creating revenue streams.

Gill has also been a charity trustee for the charity Re-Solv and was Company Secretary for the charity World Book Day while Head of Marketing at the Booksellers Association.

With a BA from the University of London and an MBA from Kingston Business School, Gill is passionate about helping today's business students make the right connections to launch and develop their careers.

Gill Cronin, Head of Campaigns and Development, The 5% Club