CV

Education

1986–1990, MA (Hons), Archaeology, Class 2:1, University of Glasgow.

Employment History

01/08/2017 – present, Senior Service Manager – Learning Technology, Education Design and Engagement, University of Edinburgh.

01/09/2015 – 31/07/2017, OER Liaison – Open Scotland, (0.8 FTE), Learning, Teaching and Web Services Division, University of Edinburgh.

16/05/2015 – present, Consultant, Open Education, Technology, Policy & Practice, Cetis LLP.

01/03/2015 – 23/05/2016, Digital Education Manager, EDINA, University of Edinburgh.

22/10/2013 – 15/05/2015, Assistant Director, Centre for Educational Technology, Interoperability and Standards (Cetis), University of Bolton.

01/07/2014 – 31/07/2016, Project Officer, HEDIIP New Subject Coding Scheme Project.  Funder: Higher Education Data & Information Improvement Programme.

01/01/2014 – 31/10/2014, Project Manager, Learning Resource Metadata Initiative. Funder: Creative Commons / Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

01/12/2013 – 30/06/2014, Community Coordinator, Open Knowledge Scotland.

01/08/2013 – 21/10/2013,  Consultant, Open Education Technology.

01/08/02 – 31/07/2013, Assistant Director, Centre for Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards (CETIS), University of Strathclyde. Funder: JISC.

15/04/97 – 31/07/13, Senior Research Fellow, University of Strathclyde.

30/04/09 – 31/10/12,  Manager, UKOER Technical Support Project. Funder: HEFCE / JISC.

01/11/05 – 30/09/09,  Manager, JISC Repositories Research Team. Funder: JISC.

01/01/09 – 31/03/09,  Manager, Scottish Qualifications Authority Metadata Application Profiles Consultancy. Funder: SQA.

01/07/05 – 30/11/05,  Manager, Pedagogical Vocabularies Project. Funder: JISC.

01/07/01 – 31/12/02,  Independent Expert, CEN/ISSS WSLT Taxonomies and Vocabularies Project. Funder: European Committee for Standardization.

01/07/01 – 31/07/02,  Coordinator, CETIS Educational Content Special Interest Group. Funder: JISC.

01/04/00 – 01/08/02,  Staff Developer, Centre for Academic Practice, University of Strathclyde.

01/01/02 – 30/06/02,  Research Fellow, DNER and Learning Objects Project. Funder: JISC.

01/12/00 – 30/11/01, External Evaluator, IMS Content Packaging and Management Project. Funder: JISC.

01/04/00 – 30/11/01, Research Fellow, Scottish electronic Staff Development Library Project. Funder: Scottish Higher Education Funding Council ScotCIT Programme.

10/05/00 – 30/06/00, Academic Consultant, ADAPT Programme. Funder: University of the Highlands and Islands Project.

19/10/98 – 31/03/00, Research Fellow, Strathclyde Graduate Business School. Funder: University of Strathclyde Teaching and Learning Methodologies Initiative.

15/04/97 – 16/10/98, Research Assistant, Clyde Virtual University Project, University of Strathclyde. Funder: Scottish Higher Education Funding Council Use of the MANs Initiative.

08/01/96 – 11/04/97, Multimedia Programmer, VOICE Creative Engineering, Glasgow.

01/12/91 – 05/01/96, Material Sciences Technician, Department of Archaeology, University of Glasgow.

01/08/90 – 30/11/91, Freelance Archaeologist, University of Glasgow, University of Bradford.

Selected Steering & Coordination Groups

01/09/16 – present, Association for Learning Technology, Trustee and Member of Central Executive Committee.

09/17/16 – present, Wikimedia UK, Board Member.

01/01/16 – 20/12/16, Maritime Masculinities 1815 – 1940 Conference, Co-Chair.

01/07/15 – present, Society for Nautical Research, Member of Council.

01/06/15 – present, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, Education and Outreach Committee.

16/04/15 – 20/04/16, OER16 Open Culture Conference, Co-Chair.

01/01/15 – present, Society for Nautical Research, Publications Committee, Chair.

01/05/14 – present, Open Policy Network.

01/03/14 – present, Open Knowledge Foundation Open Education Working Group, Advisory Board.

01/09/12 – present, ALT Scotland Special Interest Group, Management Team.

Awards

ALT 2016 Learning Technologist of the Year 3rd place Team Award for the University of Edinburgh Open Education Team.

Wikimedia UK 2016 Partnership of the Year Award for the OER16 Open Culture Conference.

Certificates

28/07/2017 Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT).

30/03/2016, ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management.

 

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