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Gill Lloyd

Background

Gill Lloyd MBE ~ Mentor

Gill Lloyd is the co-director of Artsadmin (London) and has worked with the organisation since 1986, before which she managed production and touring for The People Show.

Gill initially worked at Artsadmin as project manager on a range of initiatives – particularly projects from South Africa in negotiation with the African National Congress during the period leading to the end of the cultural boycott. She also organised a large cultural festival (Zabalaza) for the ANC in London.

She has financial responsibility for Artsadmin and managed the organisation’s six-million pound building purchase and renovation, completed in 2007.

Gill has specialist knowledge and extensive interest in Southern African culture and has undertaken a lot of South African human rights campaigning activity on behalf of artists, working alongside veteran politician Helen Suzman both pre- and post-apartheid.