Gillian heads up the Venture Finance team at Bovill, a specialist regulatory consultancy. She helps alternative finance firms to manage compliance alongside innovation and commercial pressures. The team prepares firms to be regulated by the FCA and acts as an ongoing partner both to new market entrants and established platforms. Gillian works closely with a number of trade bodies including UK Crowdfunding Association and is a Director of the EIS Association. Gillian joined Bovill in June 2011 after 7 years of leading compliance investigations at The Law Society.