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Meet Our Team

Jim - Director

Jim is a member of a wide range of government, industry and college sector groups and has been instrumental in establishing the group structures and training networks that underpin ESP.

An extensive skills career entering the college sector from industry before working with two Sector Skills Councils during which time he was also seconded into Scottish Government to develop their Renewable Energy Skills Framework for Action, is the Skills Lead for the Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) and represents the college sector on the Scottish Climate Emergency Skills Action Plan Implementation Steering Group.

Jim is also supporting a number of strategic projects with Dundee and Angus College including a focus on Industry 4.0 and the Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc Skills Academy. 

Jim Brown

Partnership Director
jim.brown@esp-scotland.ac.uk
Tel: 07557 563516

Dougie is Sector Manager for Engineering and STEM at ESP. Prior to joining ESP Dougie was Head of projects at Fife College and covered aspects of the Director of Faculty role collaborating with Industry partners, government bodies and educational institutions on innovative projects. Combined with Dougie’s time at Edinburgh College, he has 14 years’ experience delivering and developing the curriculum in a wide range of disciplines supporting the Manufacturing, Energy and Renewables sectors.

Having previously worked extensively in Engineering, Dougie is passionate about career long professional learning and skills development required to meet industry requirements and government objectives. He currently represents the College sector on the Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) and leads on several of ESP’s Training Networks.

Douglas Knox

Sector Manager – Engineering & STEM
dougie.knox@esp-scotland.ac.uk
Tel: 07583 067395

John is the Sector Manager for Construction at ESP. Prior to this John was the Assistant Head of School of Engineering & Sustainable Technologies at Carnegie College; he has 17 years’ experience within further education and has vast knowledge of the construction industry. John was responsible for setting up Carnegie College’s Sustainable Technology Centre increasing the demand in renewable and energy efficiency skills training. His previous experience also included a secondment with Napier University, as a Knowledge Exchange Business Development Advisor working with SME’s to drive forward their innovative ideas.

John currently sits on the Scottish Government Industry Leadership Group for Construction as well as leading on skills for the construction and emerging technology sectors in Scotland.
 

John Renwick

Sector Manager – Construction
john.renwick@esp-scotland.ac.uk
Tel: 07921 057158

Wendy - Programme Manager-STEM

Wendy is a chartered mechanical engineer with over 20 years’ service in both the reserves and regular Army as an officer in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME). On leaving the services Wendy worked for FIRST Bus as an Engineering Change Manager helping improve engineering processes across Scotland promoting to Fleet Engineer for FIRST Bus Glasgow. 

Wendy is now Programme Manager for STEM with ESP, helping colleges and the Regional STEM Partnerships to inspire and inform future generations about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.  This includes the delivery of a number of skills based projects such as the IET FIRST®LEGO® League.
 
 

Wendy Findlay

Programme Manager – STEM
wendy.findlay@esp-scotland.ac.uk
Tel: 07812 664954

Rachel - Programme Manager-Engineering

Rachel Tulloch is Sector Manager for Energy Transition & Transport at ESP. Rachel’s experience in curriculum design and innovative short courses has led to the successful implementation of new curriculum and learning materials in advanced manufacture, hydrogen, wind and industrial automation during her time at ESP. 
 
Rachel leads on the design of several programmes aimed at energy transitioning and zero carbon transport within engineering sectors in alignment with the Climate Emergency Skills Action Plan. 

She represents the college sector on key discussions with Scottish Government around zero emission transport and hydrogen skills as well as leading on several of ESP’s Training Nnetworks.

Rachel Tulloch

Sector Manager – Energy Transition and Transport
rachel.tulloch@esp-scotland.ac.uk
Tel: 07812 664912

Juliet- Programme Manager - Construction

Juliet is Programme Manager for Construction at ESP with 20 years’ experience in further education. Juliet trained as an architect and after some time with Dunfermline District Council, she established her own architectural practice before moving into Telford College to teach in the Built Environment Department. Throughout her time in education, she progressed to become interim Head of Construction at Edinburgh College. She has a vast knowledge of curriculum development and design, quality improvement and student experience as well as project management.

At ESP Juliet works with all construction colleges to increase their capability and capacity to deliver the right skills to meet industry demand whilst aligning the need with the Scottish Governments priorities for a Just Transition to Net Zero.
 

Juliet Mallace

Programme Manager – Construction
juliet.mallace@esp-scotland.ac.uk
Tel: 07970 334443

Cherry - Project Administrator

Cherry is a Project Administrator at ESP. She was an HNC Administration & IT student at Forth Valley College when she started to do a summer paid intern post for ESP and worked on data input for a cross sector project. Her contract was then extended and she was made a full-time member of staff after she graduated from her HND Administration & IT course.

Cherry currently provides general administration duties for ESP along with providing administration support to some of ESP’s Engineering training networks and Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) Skills Lead Group. She also plays a key role in providing administration support to STEM’s skills-based project FIRST® LEGO® League.

Cherry Lameg

Project Administrator
cherry.lameg@esp-scotland.ac.uk

Alex is a Project Administrator with ESP. Alex trained and qualified as a Graphic Designer before joining Clackmannanshire Council to work in Social Inclusion and Regeneration Partnerships for 10 years where he provided Administrative and Research duties for a wide range of projects and initiatives.

In 2013 Alex joined SEPA to support the National Operations Waste Unit and provided key administrative support to the team which led on waste management and regulations across all of Scotland.

He joined ESP in 2015 and provides support to the Engineering and STEM sectors as well as being the secretariat to the ESP Management Board and plays a key role in the marketing and promotion of ESP to Colleges’ and partners.

Alex Sinclair

Project Administrator
alex.sinclair@esp-scotland.ac.uk

Sarah - Project Administrator

Sarah joined ESP in 2012 as Project Administrator.  After gaining her business degree and Postgraduate in Information Systems Management she started as Finance & Information Officer for Scotland’s Garden Trust, managing their accounts and developing management systems.

In 2008 Sarah joined Perth & Kinross Council as Project Assistant on cross-council ERDF funded “Developing rural tourism across Perthshire and Angus” project, managing claims, audits and played a key role in developing and co-ordinating numerous campaigns to support businesses across both regions.

Since starting at ESP Sarah has developed systems and led on projects including Big Bang Scotland and Supply meets Demand careers events and currently supports ESP’s Construction and Energy Efficiency sector networks, playing a pivotal role in ESP projects.

Sarah Melville

Project Administrator
sarah.melville@esp-scotland.ac.uk

General Enquiries

email: info@esp-scotland.ac.uk

Address:
ESP, Argyll Court,
Castle Business Park,
Stirling
FK9 4TY

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00

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