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New faces as the SCDI Team grows

We are delighted to welcome three new faces at SCDI, who will support our important work in uniting public, private and civil society in a shared mission of creating sustainable and inclusive economic prosperity for Scotland.

John Urquhart - North East Manager

John is based in Aberdeen and has a manufacturing and oil and gas background from previous roles with Fulkrum, Elis and EFC Group. He graduated from Robert Gordon University, specialising in Management and Marketing and is ambitious for the region and SCDI.

Alison Douglas - Digital and Event Co-ordinator

Alison joins SCDI in a newly created post within the Productivity Club team. She has a degree in Law and Psychology from University of Strathclyde and a background in communication, events, and administration in the third sector, where she has worked for 7 years. She is looking forward to amplifying the Productivity Club’s online presence and building relationships with old and new members.

Eira James – Project Coordinator, YESC  

Eira is based in Edinburgh and has a background in earth sciences and digital learning. She is passionate about the inclusive communication of science to solve global climatic challenges and is enthusiastic about SCDI’s work.