Gillian is a Forensic Anthropologist with extensive experience working in post-conflict mass grave exhumations in Guatemala and more recently in Afghanistan. Gillian worked as a forensic anthropologist for six years at the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation (FAFG), producing many forensic reports for the Guatemalan Prosecutors Office. During this time she was the Laboratory coordinator, then, Identification coordinator, where she was responsible for developing identification procedures using DNA profiles. In Guatemala, Gillian worked on more recent criminal cases, both in the morgue and at outdoor crime scenes, and in mass disaster victim recovery, analysis and identification. Gillian is currently a consulting Forensic Anthropologist for Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and is involved in a project in Kabul, Afghanistan, as an advisor to the Afghan Forensic Science organistation where she has been training local Afghans in human osteology and exhumation techniques.