I am Institutional Dean for Teaching Quality Enhancement and Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching for the Faculty of Arts & Humanities and sit on both the Court of the University and the Academic Council- the governing bodies of the University. I am also a professor in law. Prior to joining University of Stirling in 2005, I was a practising solicitor and partner of Pagan Osborne, a medium sized Scottish law firm, where I was Head of the Corporate Law Division of the firm and on the Management Board. I practised law for over 15 years, working in corporate law, employment law, intellectual property law and banking. My clients were located all over the UK and abroad.
I am a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Bankers and hold Chartered Banker status. In addition to my University post, I sat on the Quality & Standards committee of Institute of Chartered Bankers until 2017. I also sat on a committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland for a number of years.
I am a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Member of the Investigations Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland
Chairing and participating in investigation panels and adjudication committees investigating complaints against chartered accountant on a worldwide basis
Member of Law Society of Scotland Accreditation Panel
Assessed the course provision of LLB studies at a Scottish University on behalf of the Law Society education committee
reviewer for submissions to QAA Enhancement Themes Conferences I review papers submitted to this conference and recommend acceptance as appropriate.
Member of Quality Committee of the Institute of Chartered Bankers in Scotland Overseeing quality and standard of education provision by the Institute worldwide
Aurora mentor and role model I am a reole model and mentor for women undertaking the Aurora programme which develops women in Higher Education to undertake senior roles
Divisional / Faculty Contribution
Deputy Director of Teaching & Learning
Responsible for employability in the School of Arts & Humanities and support the director in managing teaching and learning throughout the school
Associate Dean for Learning & Teaching I provide strategic leadership for learning & teaching in Faculty of Arts & Humanities. I chair the Learning & Teaching Committee and take part in University level teaching initiatives.
member of Faculty Executive Providing strategic oversight of all business related to the Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Chair of Graduate Skills and Employability Committee Chair of Committee guiding policy in the School of Arts & Humanities
Member of Marketing Action Forum Faculty of Arts & Humanities Directing marketing of Undergraduate and Taught Post Graduate teaching in teh Faculty of Arts & Huamities
Event / Presentation
The Final Year Conference and beyond. QAA International Enhancement Themes Conference QAA for Higher Education