Arts and Events Manager
Gail Aldam is the Arts and Events Manager for the Mental Health Foundation and manages the annual Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.
Gail has worked on the festival for ten years and became manager in 2011. She has a degree in Event Management from Glasgow Caledonian University and is passionate about using the arts to challenge social injustice and inequality.
Gail also leads a number of high profile year-round arts projects and campaigns, all of which aim to raise awareness of mental health issues and challenge negative perceptions. She has been instrumental in securing core funding to support the arts and events programmes and setting up programmes of work with key national organisations. Gail is currently on maternity leave, returning in 2020.