Gill graduated with a BA majoring in Psychology and English from UCT. From there, her career followed a path in communications and marketing. She moved to Franschhoek with her husband, Rory, who was appointed as Deputy Head of Bridge House. Gill became more and more involved in the school, working in many positions, including being PA to two of the Heads and at the same time being the Marketing Manager. Bridge House has been her passion for 25 years.