AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023

Garreth Spillane
Chief of Staff


Global Innovation Fund


Garreth is GIF’s Chief of Staff. He joined GIF in April 2016 from 10 Downing Street, where he was most recently Head of the Prime Minister's Appointments Unit, advising the Prime Minister on strategic national and international personnel issues, and on business and trade policy issues. Garreth joined No 10 from the Cabinet Office Partnerships Team, where he worked with partners in the UK and globally to create innovation-led solutions to policy issues. He is Chair of the European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea, a Board Member of the Foundation for Social Improvement, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Future Talent Forum.