Gillian Rodger has previously been involved with LCCiP as a crofter and community cook. In her spare time, Gillian is the coordinator of Slow Food Youth Network in the UK, a Social Enterprise which is part of the international Slow Food movement. She has been involved voluntarily in an array of local food activities in Scotland & also with Slow Food internationally for 5 years, providing talks, working on food policy, facilitating workshops and cooking.
Prior to 2018, Gillian worked for Historic Environment Scotland in their communications and later Policy team, with responsibility for Community Empowerment Policy. Having studied Medieval Cultural Exchange, through her MSc at Edinburgh University, she is also passionate about increasing the audience diversity engaging in Scotland’s heritage, as well as promoting youth in policy, leadership and governance roles.