The BGO Team

Members of the British Girlguiding Overseas team

The Executive

Diane Thomas

Chief Commissioner

Hazel Plant

Deputy Chief Commissioner

Barbara Ferris

County Commissioner Europe

Jennifer Chamberlin

County Commissioner Benelux and France

Lynne Armitage

Growing Guiding Adviser

Jill Heyes

Marketing and Communications Adviser, Website

Hannah Copner

Youth Representative


Amanda Weldon

Outdoor Activities Adviser until July 2021

Emma Nalson

OAA w.e.f October 2020

Caroline Coleman

International Adviser until July 2021

Ruth Barsby

International Adviser w.e.f October 2020

Emma Glendinning

Queen's Guide 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