Steering Group

The main point of contact for all enquiries relating to the Technician Commitment is David Tedman (Depute head of HR, MVLS and Institutional lead). 

The Steering Group comprises representatives from all key areas within the University, including technical, academic and HR colleagues:

Chair and Champion

Frank Coton, Vice-Principal (Academic & Educational Innovation)

Technical Managers

Dave Anderson (IT Services Director, BRM & Engagement)

Graham Tobasnick (CoSE Science Hub)

Cyril Pacot (James Watt School of Engineering)

Paul Paterson (Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology)                 

Tom Muir (IT Services Manager, College of MVLS)

Brian Robb (James Watt School of Engineering)

Technical Staff

Christine Carr (Technical staff)

Mohammad Ali Salik (Technical staff & Technician Commitment Co-ordinator)

Gillian Sterkenburg (Technical staff, ex-apprentice)

Mark Wildman (Technical staff)

Frazer Bell (Technical staff)

Academic Leads

Nikolaj Gadegaard (CoSE)

Godfrey Smith (MVLS)

HR Leads
Angela Loy (Senior HR Advisor, CoSE)
David Tedman (MVLS and Institutional lead)
Gillian Shaw (College of Arts)
Lesley Cummings (Pay, Performance & Reward )
James Hamilton (Employee & Organisational Development)
Trade Union Representative

Chris Kennedy (Unite)

Administrative Lead

Victoria Linich (College of MVLS, HR)

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