A graduate from University of Edinburgh with a BSc in Microbiology. Hilary was in Senior Management with Edinburgh-based drinks company Scottish & Newcastle (now part of Heineken) for 27 years .She brings a breadth of experience to the Board including business and financial skills, regulatory and risk control including Health, Safety and Environment, and operations/people management.
Hilary first became involved with Sikh Sanjog in late 2008, helping to manage some organisational change, and to obtain funding to acquire and fit out premises for the Social Enterprise café. She was subsequently invited to join the Board. She also contributes to the running of the Board’s Café sub-group through an in depth knowledge of food hygiene and its regulations. She works closely with Trishna on fundraising for Sikh Sanjog through application for grants and the processes involved with reporting back to funders Hilary became a full Board member in early 2010.