We are funded by all four UK higher education funding bodies. In this section of the website we set out activities devised specifically for universities and higher education colleges in the devolved administrations.
Our work in:
Programme Director and Associate Director, Scotland
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Ginnie oversees key Leadership Foundation open programmes, including Senior Strategic Leadership, Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership, Leading Departments, Introduction to Head of Department and, most recently, our dedicated programme for women leaders, Aurora. She is the Leadership Foundation's co-director for Scotland and represents the organisation on a number of UK-wide committees. Ginnie joined the Leadership Foundation in 2007 following nine years as director of training and development at the University of Stirling. Having previously worked at the University of Aberdeen and in the financial services sector, Ginnie is well-versed in the nuances of the Scottish higher educational sector and accustomed to working across diverse organisations at all levels.
Associate Director Scotland
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Jean joined the Leadership Foundation in August 2012 with a range of experience in leadership and management development design, delivery and facilitation. Jean’s early career was in NHS Scotland, prior to moving into human resources management, latterly as head of staff and organisational development at Glasgow University. Jean has experience of using different development tools to help groups and individuals and is accredited to deliver Myers-Briggs personality profiling. Jean is also a qualified Institute of Leadership and Management level 7 executive coach, coaching within and outside higher education. She is interested in the use of coaching within teams and how this can help improve performance.
Project Administrator, Scotland
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Jill has provided administrative support for the Leadership Foundation in Scotland as part of her role with Universities Scotland. With a background of more than 30 years in Scottish higher education administration, since her retirement from Universities Scotland in 2012 she has continued to provide project support for Jean and Ginnie.
Associate Director Wales
Louise liaises with all the Welsh universities and higher education colleges, developing programmes, events and leadership development initiatives that support and complement institutions' strategies and needs and the national Welsh higher education agenda. Louise works closely with the governing bodies of Welsh universities to ensure that the development days provided by the Leadership Foundation are tailored to meet the needs of the sector. She is also works with WHESDN, the staff developer network in Wales, to deliver the annual conference for the sector.