Baroness Gabrielle Bertin
CHAIR OF THE JUDGING PANEL
Gabby started her career at BNPParibas as an equity trader, she then decided to work in politics. Initially she worked under Liam Fox as a junior Press officer. Working her way up she has spent the last decade working for David Cameron whilst he was Prime Minister. Whilst working for David she was his Press Secretary and then later changed roles to Director of External Relations.
David Cameron made her a Life Conservative member of the House of Lords in 2016 and she now sits on the Communications Committee.
Gabby joined BT in Jan 2017 to take on the role of Director of CEO’s Office and Corporate Projects in BT. In this role Gabby is responsible for supporting the Group CEO to make sure his time is used efficiently and to maximum effect, she alsotakes a lead on the Corporate Projects for the company.
She is a Trustee on the Board of the Charity ‘Kids’ which enables ‘breathing space’ for families with disabled children.
Gabby has the following focus areas:
Policy Interests – Communities and families; Crime, civil law, justice and rights; Culture, media and sport; Disability; Pre-natal and post natal care