The BGO Team

Members of the British Girlguiding Overseas team

The Executive

Diane Thomas

Chief Commissioner

Hazel Plant

Deputy Chief Commissioner

Julie Pollington

County Commissioner Europe

Nicky Parker

County Commissioner designate for Asia

Jennifer Chamberlin

County Commissioner Benelux and France

Louise Al Remeithi

County Commissioner Middle East and Africa

Lynne Armitage

Growing Guiding Adviser

Jill Heyes

Marketing and Communications Adviser, Website until 29 July 2022

Caroline Coleman

Marketing and Communications Adviser, Website wef: 1 March 2022

Hannah Copner

Youth Representative


Emma Nalson

Outdoor Activities Adviser

Ruth Barsby

International Adviser

Emma Glendinning

Queen's Guide Adviser

Sophia Burras

Peer Education Adviser

Vicki Henderson

Young Leader Adviser

Brooke Lowman

18-30 Lead Volunteer

Adele Steel

Inclusion Adviser & Chair of Awards

Carol Selwyn-Jones

Safeguarding Adviser

Fiona Howells

Lones Commissioner

Glen Aston

Archivist & Chair of Trefoil Guilds in Foreign Countries

Amelia Easter

Young member of Awards Committee