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Corporate Services

Corporate Services underpins SFC’s internal and external work through strategic projects, policy and delivery services.

About Us

The directorate also includes corporate governance-related central services for SFC and its human resources and IT teams.

The Capital and Climate Change team develops SFC’s strategies for meeting the requirements of the Climate Change Act, including negotiating targets for universities and colleges to reduce their carbon footprints.

Contacting us by email: Unless specified, the standard email address format for SFC staff is: first initial+surname@sfc.ac.uk, e.g. psmith@sfc.ac.uk.

  • Martin Fairbairn, Chief Operating Officer / Secretary to the Board, 0131 313 6524.
  • Sarah Bennett, PA to Chair and Chief Operating Officer, 0131 313 6570.

Administrative team

  • Angela Iannetta, Administrative Officer, 0131 313 6555.
  • Anne White, Administrative Officer, 0131 313 6545.

Human Resources

  • Carol Creamer, Receptionist / Admin, 0131 313 6500.
  • Helen Gibson, Assistant Director – HR & Organisational Development, 0131 313 6647.
  • Sharon Haxton, Group Co-ordinator, 0131 313 6504.
  • Kate Lacka, HR Advisor, 0131 313 6547.
  • Ian McCracken, Head of Human Resources, 0131 313 6597.
  • Morag Muttitt, Assistant Human Resources Officer, 0131 313 6595.

Information Systems

  • Douglas Kenmure, Senior Systems and Cyber Security Officer, 0131 313 6553.
  • Laurence McDonald, Assistant Director, Information Systems, 0131 313 6535.
  • Aleksander Stepien, Assistant ICT Support Officer, 0131 313 6508

Strategy

  • Richard Hancock, Assistant Director - Strategy, 0131 313 6645.
  • Sheila Meehan, Clerk to the Council, 0131 313 6619.
  • Callum Morrison, Information Management and Governance Officer, 0131 313 6566.

Capital and Climate Change

  • Martin Kirkwood, Assistant Director, Capital and Climate Change, 0131 313 6583.
  • David Beards, Senior Policy Officer (Capital and Climate Change), 0131 313 6520.
  • Jennifer Jamieson (Environmental Sustainability, EAUC Outcome Agreement Manager), Policy Officer, 0131 313 6621.
  • Alison Meldrum, Outcome Agreement Manager, 0131 313 6625.
Further information on the work of the Capital and Climate Change team.

EU Exit

  • Scott Cairns, Policy/Analysis Officer (data analysis), 0131 313 6516.
  • Maxine O'Neil, Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6579.