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Finance

Ensures SFC’s financial and property resources are deployed and managed to support delivery of its strategic plan and outcome agreements.

About Us

The finance directorate also ensures that SFC’s public funds are protected in relation to effective governance, management and use of teaching, student support, research and capital resources in colleges and universities.

The directorate manages the development and monitoring of the standard prices and rates used in SFC's main funding models, carries out planning, management, monitoring and checking of European Social Funds (ESF) and student support funding, and provides advice and guidance to colleges.

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.

  • Lorna MacDonald, Director, 0131 313 6690, email: lornamacdonald@sfc.ac.uk.
  • Martin Smith, Chief Funding and Information Officer, 0131 313 6528.
  • Ashley Coutts, Group Co-ordinator and PA to Director, 0131 313 6537.
  • Dr Sue Smith, Senior Internal Liaison Officer, 0131 313 6562, email: suesmith@sfc.ac.uk.

Finance

  • Catherine Atkinson, Senior Budgeting and Reporting Officer, 0131 313 6540.
  • Mary Boyle, Budgeting and Reporting Officer, 0131 313 6635.
  • Nick Dixon, Budgeting and Reporting Officer, 0131 313 6677.
  • Mark Naylor, Assistant Payment and Procurement Officer, 0131 313 6693.
  • Kevin Nicholls, Payment and Procurement Officer, 0131 313 6550.
  • Fiona O'Neill, Assistant Director of Finance , 0131 313 6525, email: foneill@sfc.ac.uk.
  • Des Parr, Budgeting and Reporting Officer, 0131 313 6548.
  • Graeme Scotland, Budgeting and Reporting Officer, 0131 313 6567.
  • Evelyn Whitelaw, Assistant Finance Officer, 0131 313 6692.

Institutional Governance and Financial Sustainability Team

  • Dorothy Carson, Senior Financial Analyst, 0131 313 6607.
  • Steve Keightley, Senior Financial Analyst, 0131 313 6587.
  • Andrew Millar, Assistant Director of Institutional Governance and Sustainability, 0131 313 6538.
  • Wilma MacDonald, Senior Financial Analyst, 0131 313 6565.
  • Claire Taylor, Senior Financial Analyst, 0131 313 6604.

Institutional Governance and Financial Sustainability contacts for institutions  [PDF]

Funding & Analysis

  • Dr Kemi Adesokan, Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6658.
  • Jannette Allingham, Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6509.
  • Gordon Anderson, Senior Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6551.
  • Gavin Bruce, Assistant Director, 0131 313 6585.
  • Duncan Condie, Senior Funding Policy Officer, 0131 313 6671.
  • Chelsea Crighton, Policy/Analysis Officer (European Social Fund), 0131 313 6586.
  • Rebecca Fairgrieve-Stewart, Senior Policy/Analysis Officer (European Social Fund) 0131 313 6687, rfairgrievestewart@sfc.ac.uk.
  • Paul Girdwood, Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6563.
  • Paula Haynes, Senior Funding Analysis Officer (European Social Fund), 0131 313 6515.
  • Elizabeth Horsburgh, Funding Policy Officer, 0131 313 6681.
  • Sarah Kirkpatrick, Senior Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6696.
  • Caroline Leburn, Funding Policy Officer, 0131 313 6588.
  • Gordon McBride, Assistant Director (Analysis), 0131 313 6575.
  • Michelle McNeill, Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6662.
  • Cathy Mitchell, Senior Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6699.
  • Dr Scott Montgomery, Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6656.
  • Alyssa Newman, Funding Policy Officer, 0131 313 6588.
  • Sybille Rush, Group Co-ordinator, 0131 313 6557.
  • Jane Scott, Funding Policy Officer, 0131 313 6660.
  • John Taylor, Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6558.
  • Kenny Wilson, Senior Policy/Analysis Officer, 0131 313 6509.

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