Jillian van Turnhout is a Chartered Director (CDir) under the Institute of Directors programme and is
certified in Corporate Governance through the INSEAD International Directors Programme (IDP-C).
Jillian currently runs her own consultancy business providing governance, executive selection and
advocacy services.
 
In addition to One in Four, her current Board work includes serving as a member of The Arts Council
of Ireland and Vice-Chair of European Movement Ireland.
 
Jillian van Turnhout is a former independent Irish Senator. She is a former Vice President of the EU
Advisory body, the European Economic and Social Committee; former Chief Executive of the
Children's Rights Alliance; former Chief Commissioner of the Irish Girl Guides; and former President
of the National Youth Council of Ireland.
 
Jillian is a co-founder of the European Youth Forum. Jillian has been awarded the Chevalier de
l'Ordre National du Mérite by the President of France and an Honorary Fellowship by the Royal
College of Physicians of Ireland.