Lissa Gillott

Funding Manager - Virgin Start Up

After a number of years living and working abroad in South America and more recently Europe Lissa returned to the UK to work with a private equity company specialising in investing in property and distressed debt.  She spent time volunteering with Balloon Ventures in the Philippines helping young entrepreneurs develop new business ideas and pitch for funding to start their own micro enterprises.  She currently sits on the Virgin StartUp loan panel and assesses applications for seed funding.