Group Finance Director
Gillian Bonthron has served as our Group Finance Director since May 2020 and a member of our board of directors since March 2020. Prior to joining Perspectum, Ms. Bonthron held a number of positions at Mitie Group plc, a strategic services company, since 2014, including as finance director from December 2015 to May 2020. Prior to Mitie Group, Ms. Bonthron held senior finance roles at Connect Group plc, a media company, from 2011 to 2014 and as a director in corporate finance at KPMG LLP, an accounting firm, from 1999 to 2009, executing more than 50 cross-border acquisitions, disposals, fundraising and leveraged transactions. She is a specialist in corporate and strategic finance and brings over 20 years of finance leadership experience from both private equity and major public company environments.
Ms. Bonthron previously served on the board of directors of several investment companies from October 2015 to May 2020: Mitie Holdings Ltd, Mitie T S 2 Ltd, Mitie Investments Ltd and Mitie Treasury Management Ltd. Ms. Bonthron is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and received a B.A. (Hons.) in Accountancy and Business Law (first class) from the University of Strathclyde.