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The Edinburgh Futures Institute works collaboratively across all areas of the University of Edinburgh – from Colleges and Schools, to research centres, to staff and student networks and initiatives.

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Abby Gleave

Teaching Administrator
Education
Addie McGowan

Addie McGowan

Postgraduate Research Fellow
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data Civics
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Agata Gibczynska

Central Administration Manager
Central Operations
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Alan Kennedy

Manager, Centre for Investing Innovation
Centre for Investing Innovation
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Alessandro Rosiello

Director, Innovation
EFI Management Group |
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Alex Hutchison

Director, Data for Children Collaborative
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data for Children Collaborative
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Alexis Pister

Data Visualization Engineer
EFI IT Team
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Alice Carr

Events Co-ordinator
Communications, Marketing & Events
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Amira Rahmat

Internationalisation Intern
| International
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Amy Macpherson

Research Administrator
Research

Anna Duncan

Student Adviser
Education

Anna Rezk

PhD newsletter editor
Research
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Anna Votsi

Research Proposals Manager
Research
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Atoosa Kasirzadeh

Chancellor’s Fellow and Research Lead, Centre for Technomoral Futures
Centre for Technomoral Futures | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Autumn Roesch-Marsh

Co-Director, Binks Hub
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | The Binks Hub
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Caroline Parkinson

Director, Creative/Sector Engagement Manager, Creative Industries
Creative Informatics |
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Chris Elsden

Chancellor’s Fellow in Service Design
Data + Design Lab
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Christie Hewitt

EFI Administrative Assistant / Centre Administrator, Centre for Investing Innovation
Central Operations | Centre for Investing Innovation | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Courtney Bates

Project Manager
The New Real
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Cristina Richie

Lecturer; Cohort Lead, Data and Artificial Intelligence Ethics
Centre for Technomoral Futures

David Murphy

Teaching Administrator
Education
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David Overend

Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Studies
Education
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Douglas Graham

Director, Business Engagement & Partnerships
EFI Management Group |
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Drew Hemment

Director, Festivals
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | The New Real

Ed MacKenzie

Research Technologist
Centre for Data, Culture & Society | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Elif Buse Doyuran

Postgraduate Affiliate
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data Civics
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Emma Craigen

Student Experience Coordinator
Education

Emma Davidson

Co-Director, Binks Hub
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | The Binks Hub
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Emma McAllister

Learning Technology & Design Lead
Education
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Enda Delaney

Director of Research
EFI Management Group | Research
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Esther Mijers

Director of Teaching
Education
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Fabio Tollon

Postdoctoral Researcher
Centre for Technomoral Futures | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Felicia Murray

Senior Philanthropy Officer
Philanthropy
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Fraser Macdonald

Deputy Director
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data for Children Collaborative
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Fraser Pringle

Project & Events Administrator
Communications, Marketing & Events
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Gbenga Ibikunle

Co-Director, Edinburgh Centre for Financial Innovations
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Edinburgh Centre for Financial Innovations

Gillian Stirling

Wellbeing Adviser
Education
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Gina Helfrich

Baillie Gifford Programme Manager, Centre for Technomoral Futures
Centre for Technomoral Futures | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Gintare Kulyte

Creative Projects Intern
Culture & Community
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Ingrid Heersche

Senior Project Manager
Central Operations | EFI Management Group
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Ioannis Kalkounos

Programme Manager
Communications, Marketing & Events
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Iwona Soppa

Advocacy & Relations Manager, Data for Children Collaborative
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data for Children Collaborative
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Jackie Whittaker

Portfolio Manager

Javier Tejera

Learning Technologist
Education
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Jen Watson

Student & Academic Services Manager
Education
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Jennifer Williams

Creative Projects Manager
Culture & Community

Jesse Norris

EFI IT Team

Jimmy Turner

Binks Hub Research Fellow
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | The Binks Hub
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Joe Noteboom

AI and Data Ethics Intern
Research
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John Vines

Centre Co-Director
Centre for Investing Innovation | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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John Zerilli

Chancellor’s Fellow, Centre for Technomoral Futures
Centre for Technomoral Futures | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks

Jordan Porteous

EFI IT Team
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Jordan Watson

Baillie Gifford Administrative & Communications Officer
Centre for Technomoral Futures | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks

Joseph Moore

Reception and Facilities Assistant
Central Operations
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Joshua Ryan-Saha

Director, TravelTech Scotland / Sector Engagement Manager (Festivals & Tourism)
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | | Traveltech for Scotland
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Jude Henderson

Chief Operating Officer
Central Operations | EFI Management Group

Kam Chan

Engagement Producer
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data + Design Lab |
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Kasia Pietrzak

Teaching Administrator
Education
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Kate Orton-Johnson

Director of Education
Education | EFI Management Group
Katherine Trebek

Katherine Trebeck

Writer–at–large
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Katie Murray

Education Development Manager
Education
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Katrina Macapagal

Communications & Marketing Officer
Communications, Marketing & Events
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Kev Dhaliwal

Edinburgh Futures Institute Interim Director
EFI Management Group

Kristy Docherty

Director, Public Services
| Prevention Hub | Public Services Innovation Lab

Laura Cram

Professor, School of Social & Political Science
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Digital Influence & Intelligence Lab

Laura Dougan

Website Development Manager
Communications, Marketing & Events

Laura Murray

Centre Administrative Assistant
Centre for Data, Culture & Society | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks

Lawrence East

Education Teaching Administrator
Education

Lewis Inglis

Administrative Assistant
Central Operations
Lewis Williams

Lewis Williams

Events Technician
Communications, Marketing & Events
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Likando Kumoyo

CDCS Events and Training Coordinator
Centre for Data, Culture & Society | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Lisa Otty

Director, Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society
Centre for Data, Culture & Society | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Liz McFall

Director, Data Civics
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data Civics
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Lucia Michielin

Digital Skills Training Manager
Centre for Data, Culture & Society | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Lynne Craig

Deputy Director, Innovation
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Maddy Burgoyne

Engagement Administrator

Marisa de Andrade

Co-Director, Binks Hub
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | The Binks Hub
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Martyn Dempsey-Caddick

Head of Philanthropy, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Philanthropy

Mary Collacott

Learning Technologist
Education
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Matjaz Vidmar

Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | The New Real
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Melissa Bedinger

Research Associate in Future Infrastructure
Centre for Future Infrastructure | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks

Mike Boyd

EFI IT Team
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Minhyong Kim

Director, International Centre for Mathematical Sciences/Mathematics for Humanity
Mathematics for Humanity

Noreen O’Donnell

Business Engagement Executive

Octavia Morgan

Executive Assistant
Central Operations
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Olivia Hale

Senior Project Manager
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data for Children Collaborative
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Owen Kelly

International Coordinator
| International
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Patricia Erskine

Director, Culture & Communities
Culture & Community

Patrycja Mitrut

Education Development Manager
Education

Peter Bentley

EFI IT Team
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Pushpi Bagchi

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Data + Design Lab
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data + Design Lab |
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Rachel McKay

Student Adviser
Education

Rhiannon Bull

Project and Communications Manager
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | The Binks Hub

Richard Hogg

Central West Supervisor – Learning Spaces Technology
EFI IT Team
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Roddy McDougall

Teaching Planning and Resource Manager
Education

Russell McAdam

Education Marketing Officer
Communications, Marketing & Events
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Sabine Rolle

Co-Director of Education (Undergraduate)
Education
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Sarah Harvey

Head of Interdisciplinary Education Administration
Education | EFI Management Group
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Sean Smith

Director, Centre for Future Infrastructure
Centre for Future Infrastructure | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Shannon Vallor

Baillie Gifford Professor in the Ethics of Data and Artificial Intelligence, and Director of the Centre for Technomoral Futures
Centre for Technomoral Futures | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Sian Bayne

Co-Director of Education / Director, the Centre for Research in Digital Education
Centre for Research in Digital Education | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Siobhan Dunn

Head of Communications & Marketing
Communications, Marketing & Events | EFI Management Group
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Sotirios Sabanis

Centre Director
Centre for Investing Innovation | Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks
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Steve Earl

Portfolio Manager
Centres, Hubs, Projects & Networks | Data + Design Lab |
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Teilo Hewett

Senior Technology Support Officer
EFI IT Team
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Theodor Cojoianu

Deputy Director of Research
EFI Management Group | Research

Tim Raven

Finance Business Partner
Central Operations | EFI Management Group
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Tobi Schneider

Sector Engagement Manager, Financial Services & Fintech
Edinburgh Centre for Financial Innovations |
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Valentina Guerrieri

Head of Research Support
EFI Management Group | Research
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Veronica Silvestre

Teaching Administrator
Education
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Vlada Kravtsova

Engagement Manager, Education
Education |

Yasmine Lewis

Teaching Administrator
Education

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