An economist by profession, she undertakes stand-alone economic impact assessments, appraisals and monitoring frameworks. Examples include:
- economic appraisals of a series of innovation centres and technology projects including Stratified Medicine Scotland, MediCity, Research Imaging centre at the new Southern General, Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre and the International Barley Hub
- evaluation of management and leadership programmes including Tourism Leadership and Management Development, Masterclasses and Directornetwork.com
- evaluations of business support programmes including SE’s Offshore Wind Supplier Development Programmes and Medical Devices in Scotland
- skills programmes including PreBio and BioSolutions.
Her economics expertise is the base of all her public sector work, ensuring projects are designed to maximise economic impact and the objectives of funders and stakeholders are met.