Gillian Caplin is the Incoming President of Masorti Olami – the Worldwide Council for Masorti/Conservative Synagogues. Born in Birmingham, England, she has lived in London for many years. She was one of the founders of Masorti UK and served as president of Masorti Europe. She is also on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency. Gill previously worked as a journalist for the BBC and other independent production companies.