Edinburgh Business School staff

About our people

Prof Heather McGregor

Professor Heather McGregor-Executive Dean of the Edinburgh Business School

Professor Heather J. McGregor is the Executive Dean of the Edinburgh Business School, the School of Business of Heriot-Watt University.

Professor McGregor is non-executive chairman of the executive search firm Taylor Bennett. She is also the founder of the Taylor Bennett Foundation, which works to promote diversity in the communications industry. In addition, Professor McGregor is a non-executive director of two public companies.

prof umit bititici

Professor Umit Bititci-Deputy Executive Dean of the Edinburgh Business School

Umit Bititci is the Professor of Business Performance and the Deputy Executive Dean of the Edinburgh Business School, Edinburgh, UK. He has a blend of industrial and academic experience that spans across 35 years. He has dedicated his career to understanding what makes high-performing companies different. He has worked with an international portfolio of companies and public sector organisations. He has led several international research and development projects with a research portfolio c.£20m. He has published c.200 papers and he regularly appears at international conferences and workshops as guest and keynote speaker.