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Jill Gayford

Pentlands Science Park
Bush Loan
Penicuik
Midlothian EH26 0PZ

Biography

Jill was appointed Park Manager of Pentlands Science Park in April 2021 where she is responsible for the smooth running of the Park facilities and is a member of the Senior Management Group and PSP Board.

Jill graduating with an MA (Hons) in Business Management from Aberdeen University, Jill spent time working as a marketing executive for Transport Initiative Edinburgh, however during this time she decided she wished to pursue another path.  This led to Jill taking a job with CKD Galbraith whereby she completed an MSc from Napier University in Property & Investment Management whilst also studying for her APC to enable her to become a Chartered surveyor in 2006.

Jill spent several years working for BNP Paribas Real Estate team within their valuation and rating team.  Work included working for NHS Boards as well as Pension Funds.  Jill then returned to Galbraith in 2012 where she was responsible for asset managing a range of institutional and private property firms mixed use property portfolios around the UK. Prior to joining PSP Jill worked for a Private Property Firm as Property Asset Manager.  

Jill is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.