Gillian Stamp is the director of Bioss the Foundation, the research wing of (Bioss). Bioss was founded at Brunel University and is now an independent Consultancy that helps to build capacity in individuals and institutions in the private, the public and the third sector in countries across the world.
Gillian led Bioss for twenty-three years as it expanded into a global network of consultancies and partnerships. In 2005, she stepped back from direct leadership and is now an adviser on governance, leadership, strategy, decision-making and the development of people in the private, public, religious and third sectors in various parts of the world.
She is the author of Career Path Appreciation© a procedure to evaluate the way people make decisions in the face of uncertainty. The Tripod of Work © – design principles to build trustworthiness in organisations; the Four Journeys© – a way of weaving together work, private life and personal development; and (with Lorraine Dodd and Gwythian Prins), Staged Appreciation© – a multi -perspective approach to support decision-making in complex situations.
She was a member of the Council of St George’s House at Windsor Castle for seven years and is a Fellow of the Windsor Leadership Trust.
Her advisory roles have included the Scottish Government, the Bank of England, the Financial Services Authority, UKFI, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, the Cooperative Group, The National Trade Union Cooperatives Enterprise of Singapore, the Social Care Institute for Excellence, the Hearing Aid Council, Remploy, the Community Action Network and Café Africa. This list cld be edited. All we need to convey is the diversity.
Her work in the private sector has included bp, BAA, Rio Tinto Zinc, BUPA, Prudential, Cisco, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Lazard, Westpac, Unilever, Permira, Laing O’Rourke, Borsodchem (Hungary), Huntsman, Bayer Material Sciences, Anglo American.
Her work in Whitehall has included being a member of the Board of the National School of Government; advice on the appointment of senior civil servants and to senior civil servants in seven Departments. She was a standing adviser to the Public Administration Select Committee of the House of Commons and the specialist adviser on an Inquiry into the future of the civil service. She is the standing adviser to its successor the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.