The University of Aberdeen Events Team is responsible for organising the Institution's flagship cultural and corporate events. The team manage a wide range of events, from lectures with leading figures from public life to high-profile concerts, international conferences and festivals.
Jill joined the University of Aberdeen in 2005 after completing a degree in Corporate Communication. Jill was the local Festival Co-ordinator for the British Science Festival 2012 - the largest science Festival in Europe. Jill works heavily with the Public Engagement with Research Unit and assists with the Community Café programme which is now the largest in Scotland. Jill also manages the Schools' and Children's Programme as part of the University's May Festival and oversees all programme production, marketing, logistics, budget and sponsorship management.
Louise has recently joined the events team as an Events and Engagement Executive. A Certified Event Manager of the Professional Conference Organisers Association of Australia and New Zealand, she has spent the past six years working for one of the leading professional conference organising companies in New Zealand. Louise has worked in the events sector both nationally and internationally for over eight years in the academic, scientific and medical fields. Louise organises a range of events, seminars and lectures at the University as well as the annual May Festival.
Currently on Maternity Leave