At RGU the Athena SWAN process is led by the Athena SWAN Self-Assessment Team drawn from key stakeholders across the university.

Ferdinand von Prondzynski“I am pleased that the membership of the Self-Assessment Team has drawn on individuals from a wide range of disciplines within the university and that they have a diversity of experience and personal backgrounds.”

- Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski, Principal


Team Members

  • Professor Paul Hagan (Vice-Principal – Research and Executive Sponsor)
  • Filippo Antoniazzi (Director of Student Life)
  • Dr Gemma Barron (Centre of Obesity Research and Education / School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences)
  • Dr Jonathan Blackwood (Gray’s School of Art)
  • Scott Cameron (Head of HR Operations & Support)
  • Helen Castle (University Solicitor)
  • Dr Duncan Cockburn (Director of Strategy, Planning and Policy Development, and Sexual Orientation Equality Champion)
  • Dr Emma Gillibrand (Research Strategy Manager, Vice-Principal’s Office – Research)
  • Elizabeth Hancock (Head, School of Health Science)
  • Kerry Harrison (President Education & Welfare, Students’ Union)
  • Dr John Isaacs (School of Computing Science and Digital Media)
  • Carolina Kenny (Research Development Coordinator, Vice-Principal’s Office – Research)
  • Hayley Lockerbie (School of Creative and Cultural Business)
  • Susan Maclennan (Senior Organisational Development Specialist and Aurora Champion)
  • Professor John McCall (Head, School of Computing and Digital Media)
  • Professor David McClean (Head, Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment)
  • Dr Cathy McCullagh (School of Engineering)
  • Dr Rachel McGregor (Academic Support Lead, Department for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Access)
  • Professor Sarah Pedersen (School of Creative and Cultural Business and Gender Equality Champion)
  • Jennifer Ritchie (Vice-president, Wellbeing and Equal Opportunities, Students’ Union)
  • Jo Royle (Head, School of Creative and Cultural Business)
  • Alison Watson (Business Intelligence Implementation Manager and Chair of Women’s Network, Strategy, Planning and Policy Development)
  • Emily Whitters (Policy Officer, Strategy, Planning and Policy Development)

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