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Gail Scott-Spicer

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Gail Scott-Spicer is the newly appointed chief executive of the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, a dynamic organisation which trains retired, world-class athletes to mentor disadvantaged young people, helping them to transform their lives.

She is an experienced chief executive, having led Carers Trust, a national organisation for unpaid carers, through a strategic re-positioning to meet growing demand in the face of diminishing financial resources.

Gail has a strong background in communications, policy and organisational leadership. She led the rebrand for the merger that created Catch 22, the youth services delivery charity, and as director of marketing and communications for The Scout Association improved perceptions of the charity’s relevance.

Gail understands the governance issues facing charities from all angles. She is deputy chair of the Money Advice Trust and vice chair at CharityComms. She has recently joined Charity Bank as an advisory panel member, and was formerly an advisor to the Department of Health on its carers strategy.


5 November 2012
Gail Scott Spicer, the Scout Association’s director of marketing and communications tells us what life is like for its comms team. How many comms staff are there working at your charity? There are about 40 communications staff with over 200 staff in total at the organisation. The team is based at HQ in the middle […]