Heather supports the development and leadership of the Continuous Improvement Directorate in the University of Strathclyde, working in partnership with senior colleagues to design and deliver strategic improvement strategies focused on significantly enhancing operational performance.
Heather joined the University in 2009 and supported the transitional management of SIRCC to the Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children in Scotland (CELCIS) and was responsible for leading organisational developments and projects such as the creation of Moving Forward: Implementing the ‘Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children’ launched at the UN’s Palais des Nations in Geneva in March 2013.
Heather holds a BA with Distinction in Business and Management Studies and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Distinction from the University of Strathclyde. She commenced a PhD with the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship in 2019.
Heather is a Trustee on the Governance Board for the Charity SiMBA who provide support to families who have suffered the loss of a baby during pregnancy, or shortly after birth.