Confirmed Speakers:

Ann Allen

Director of Estates and Commercial Services

University of Glasgow

Julie Berryman

Employer Adviser

Department of Work and Pensions, Jobcentre Directorate

Gemma Boggs

Education Delivery Director

Scottish Futures Trust

Maxine Booth

Quality Improvement Manager, Learning Estates Education and Children’s Services

Aberdeenshire Council

Gary Bushnell

Chief Executive

hub East Central Scotland

Julie Calder

Head Teacher

West Calder High School

Chris Carr

haa design

Sam Cassels

Associate Director

Scottish Futures Trust

Wai Cheung

Specification Manager

VELUX Commercial Skylights

Bernard Chisholm

Director of Education and Children’s Services

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Craig Clement

Head of Resources & Performance

Aberdeenshire Council

Dr. Elaine Cook

Depute Chief Executive and Director of Education

West Lothian Council

Kevin Cooper


NORR Architects

Neil Craik-Collins

Lead Officer Curriculum and Estate Development

East Lothian Council

Seonaid Crosby

Associate Director

Scottish Futures Trust

Shane Cryer

Concept Developer - Education

Saint-Gobain Ecophon Ltd

Alison Cumming

Programme Director – Early Learning and Childcare

Scottish Government

Andy Dailly

Head of School Building

Scottish Government

Alex Donaldson


Scott Brownrigg

Ian van Duivenbode

Principal Engineer


Professor Moira Fischbacher-Smith

Deputy Vice Principal

University of Glasgow

Nathan Goode

Social Value Portal

Philip Graham

Depute Principal

Newlands Junior College

David Greig



Dr Gordon Heggie

Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences, & Academic Lead for Lanarkshire Campus Project

University of West of Scotland

Clare Hicks

Deputy Director, Learning Directorate

Scottish Government

Dr. Richard Hobday

Independent researcher and author of the impacts of sunlight and daylight on human health

Alan Hyde

Regional Educational Specialist


Gary Jebb

Director of Estates

The University of Edinburgh

Martin Kirkwood

Deputy Director

Scottish Funding Council for Further and Higher Education

Diarmaid Lawlor

Director of Place

Architecture and Design Scotland

Carrie Lindsay

Executive Director Education & Children's Services

Fife Council

Stephen Long

Associate Director Education

Scottish Futures Trust

Joanne MacDougall

Marketing & Communications Manager

Hub South East

Colin MacLennan

Business Development Director

Morrison Construction

Laura Mason

Chief Education Officer

West Dunbartonshire

Lauren McDougall


Glasgow University Students' Representative Council

Neil McIntyre

Property Capital Programme and Projects Principal

West Lothian Council

Lesley McMillan

Interior Designer

Society of British & International Design - SBID, The City of Edinburgh Council

Jim Metcalfe

Chief Executive

College Development Network

Pauline O’Neill

Quality Improvement Officer

North Lanarkshire Council

Lucy Penman

Scottish Youth Parliament

Dr Sarah Philp

Director for Learning Scotland

Osiris Educational

Lucy Plumridge

Head of Education


Peter Reekie

Chief Executive

Scottish Futures Trust

Lucy Richards

Creative Director & Founder


Grant Robertson

Senior Associate Director

Scottish Futures Trust

Marcus Ross

Director of Strategic Planning and Development

University of West of Scotland

John Swinney

Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills

Scottish Government

Richard Teed

Senior Forward Planning Officer

Falkirk Children’s Services

Alastair Young

Associate Director,

Scottish Futures Trust