Gael Drummond

CEO | The Firstport Group | Scotland

Gael Drummond is the CEO of the Firstport Group, comprising of Firstport, Firstimpact and Firstfund. Gael joined Firstport in 2014 and held several operational and leadership roles before becoming CEO in 2022. She has overseen the delivery of key Scottish Government contracts and programmes, including the Social Entrepreneurs Fund, LaunchMe, Just Enterprise’s start-up component and the Catalyst Fund. Gael was also integral in designing, delivering and managing two critical COVID response funds: the Third Sector Resilience Fund and Adapt and Thrive. Since becoming CEO, Firstport has expanded into the North East of England, working with local partners to deliver the Social Enterprise Boost Fund on behalf of the UK Government.