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Who's Who in the University Secretary's Office

 

 

Gail Thomson, Executive Assistant to the University Secretary

The Executive Assistant supports the University Secretary by providing a comprehensive PA and executive support service, monitoring finances and projects and providing initial analysis and briefing, and is also clerk of both Information Systems Development Committee and Infrastructure Development Group.

 

 

Governance & Compliance

 

David Cloy, Assistant Secretary

David is responsible for leading both Governance Services and Planning & Business Intelligence and is Clerk to the University Court and Secretary to the Academic Board. His contact details are: D.Cloy@napier.ac.uk, ext 6471, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus.

 

Governance Services

 

Diana Watt, Information Governance Manager

Diana is responsible for developing and supporting a culture of information compliance and good records management practice across the University. This includes developing, implementing and supporting systems and practices which facilitate compliance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the Data Protection Act 1998.  Her contact details are: D.Watt@napier.ac.uk, ext 6257, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus.

 

Colin Steen, Governance Officer (Senior Committee Support)

Colin is the Governance Officer for the University Leadership Team, Senior Managers' Forum, Finance & Property Committee and Honorary Awards Committee, responsible for: managing the forward planning of meetings; agenda and papers preparation; minute publication and records management associated with these meetings.  His contact details are: C.Steen@napier.ac.uk, ext 6495, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus.

 

Gillian Ingram, Governance Officer (Risk & Governance)

Gillian is responsible for supporting, developing and co-ordinating the University’s risk management procedures and business continuity framework.  Gillian is also responsible for ensuring that the Internal Audit programme is effectively administered within the University in line with formal protocols.  She is clerk of Audit & Risk Committee and Risk & Resilience Committee.  Her contact details are: g.ingram2@napier.ac.uk or ext 6405, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus.

 

Elaine Clark, Governance Advisor (Freedom of Information)

Elaine supports the University's information governance activities through co-ordinating the University's responses to Freedom of Information requests, maintaining the University's Publication Scheme, providing advice on Freedom of Information compliance and providing advice and guidance on records management including retention schedules.  Her contact details are: e.clark@napier.ac.uk, ext 6255, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus.

 

Aimi Richmond, Governance Adviser (Records Management)

Aimi supports the Information Governance Manager in developing and supporting a culture of information compliance and good records management practice across the University. This includes developing, implementing and supporting systems and practices which facilitate compliance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and the Data Protection Act 1998.  Her contact details are: A.Richmond@napier.ac.uk, ext 6359, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus.

 

Mark Mackay, Administrative Assistant

Mark provides general administrative support to the team, including the administration of committees including Court and Academic Board and assistance with Data Protection Act compliance and enquiries. Mark also creates and maintains the department's intranet and sharepoint sites and prepares and maintains the University's annual calendars of meetings and key dates. His contact details are: M.Mackay2@napier.ac.uk, ext 6536, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus.

 

Richard Bews, Appeals, Complaints & Conduct Manager

His contact details are: r.bews@napier.ac.uk ext 2396, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus. 

 

Planning and Business Intelligence

 

Andrew Quickfall, Head of Planning

Andrew heads the Planning and Business Intelligence team.  His contact details are: A.Quickfall@napier.ac.uk, ext 6518, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus 

 

Andrew Deegan-Wood, Planning Officer

Andy is responsible for student enrolment reporting, key components of which is making the student returns to the Scottish Funding Council (The Early Statistical Return and the Final Figures Return) and the University’s Tuition Fee Forecasting process. In addition, Andy is responsible for the University’s Population Models, which are used to drive our admissions processes. Andy also provides and develops reporting and analysis to support Articulation.  His contact details are: A.DeeganWood@napier.ac.uk, ext 6412, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus. 

 

Alan McFarlane, Senior Planning Officer

Alan is responsible for the management and development of the University’s IBM Cognos Business Intelligence system and is lead representative for the team on the ongoing Management Information project.  Alan also leads the team’s contribution to the processes surrounding the University’s HESA returns, which involves ensuring the consistency of the returns made by the different departments across the institution and also that the data contained in these external returns provides the most accurate representation of the institution.  His contact details are: A.McFarlane@napier.ac.uk, ext 6410, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus. 

 

Julie Purves, Senior Planning Officer

Julie leads for the team on the student number target setting process in addition to providing and developing reporting and analysis around Student Retention. Julie also supports the TRAC (Transparent Approach to Costing) return, working with colleagues in Finance.  Her contact details are: j.purves@napier.ac.uk, ext 5048, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus. 

 

Li Wang, Planning Officer

Li is responsible for providing reports and analysis on League Tables, Applications, Student Academic Performance (Module and Programme Outcomes), Equality and Diversity, External Benchmarking, Outcome Agreements and manages the Planning Inbox (planning@napier.ac.uk).  Her contact details are: L.Wang2@napier.ac.uk ,ext 6479, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus. 

 

Louise Ker, Business Intelligence Analyst

Her contact details are: L.Ker@napier.ac.uk ,ext 3207, Room 5.B.18, Sighthill Campus.