Chris Gale leads eBay’s social impact work in the UK, focusing on the role of ecommerce in driving positive social change and empowering economic opportunity across under-served communities.
Prior to joining eBay in 2020, Chris spent several years on issues surrounding education and skills development in Ghana, India and South Africa. He then transitioned into working more closely on how business can drive social impact, spending time at Marks & Spencer and Ben & Jerry’s where he led their social mission strategy in Europe, focusing on refugee and asylum rights.
Chris has a BA in Geography from The University of Manchester and a Masters in International Business and Development from Birkbeck College, University of London. He recently relocated from South London to the Yorkshire Dales with his family and outside of chasing after his two young children enjoys hiking and is an avid rugby and football fan.
Rosie Gillum is a social impact associate at eBay on the On Purpose programme. Prior to this, she moved to Teesside as part of the Frontline programme where she qualified and practised as a children and family’s social worker. She then transitioned to the charity side for five years where she continued to work alongside families, looking to draw people into community to find belonging and connection and aid long-term positive change.
Rosie enjoys bringing people together over meals. exploring new places, sourcing good coffee, and getting outdoors on a cycle or run.
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