Brian Gillies

Where did TalentTrust come from? Our Founding Story

TalentTrust’s Founding Story TalentTrust was founded by Fiona Halton and Brian Gillies in 2015. Fiona originally founded the working model of UK charity, Pilotlight. Pilotlight is a unique, capacity building charity which offers free, tailored strategic planning support to charities and social enterprises that are tackling disadvantage in the UK. Co-founder Brian Gillies was a Read more about Where did TalentTrust come from? Our Founding Story[…]

TalentTrust Graduate, Carrie Tan, in the news!

March 2018, TalentTrust Graduate Shines One of TalentTrust’s brightest graduates Carrie Tan of Daughters Of Tomorrow is featured in The Straits Times this month. In her interview Carrie describes her journey from 30-year-old singleton to CEO of her own non-profit organisation. Her mission? To improve the lives of disadvantaged women in Singapore. You can learn more Read more about TalentTrust Graduate, Carrie Tan, in the news![…]

Tess MacKean

Tess Mackean, CEO, talks Volunteering at AVPN

AVPN Summit 2017 Last summer our CEO Tess Mackean flew to Bangkok to join the annual AVPN Summit. Whilst there she joined a panel to share her insight into skills-based volunteering. The discussion was moderated by Sriven Naidu of SMU.  Also on the panel, representing Singapore, was Zhang Tingjun, Executive Director of Mercy Relief. The panel was an Read more about Tess Mackean, CEO, talks Volunteering at AVPN[…]

TalentTrust CEO, Tess Mackean talks about Mentorship

Last week TalentTrust’s CEO, Tess Mackean, joined hundreds of women (and some brilliant men) at a series of ‘Mentorship Matters’ events run by Lean In Singapore. On Thursday, Tess took to the stage to share her experience in finding a mentor in her early career. Next, she joined a circle chat with an inspirational group Read more about TalentTrust CEO, Tess Mackean talks about Mentorship[…]