Over 20 years of experience driving health, wellbeing, inclusion and equality with a focus on outdoor and adventure learning and youth and community development. Place Innovation is the result of a career that has spanned the public, private and charitable sector in the UK and internationally. Gina thrives on positioning social impact at the heart of schools, businesses, and charities through innovative partnerships, and an adventurous spirit for disrupting the accepted norm. She is the Project Lead and Founder of Place Schools Trust, and catalyst for Social Impact Training, co-created with her Associate partner Dave Harvey.
In her spare time, Gina is the Inclusion & Diversity Lead for the national Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres, Chair of the Community Interest Company for a flagship multi-million pound community activity centre, a Whitehaven Harbour Commissioner and Adventure Director for a major USA Summer Camp.