Local teams

Each School, and Professional Services, have a local Athena SWAN Team (often called the Self-Assessment Team). Further information about the teams can be found on their local Athena SWAN pages. 

  • Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society - Prof Ted Henry
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences - Professor Bob Reuben
  • Mathematical and Computer Sciences - Professor Damian Clancy
  • School of Social Sciences - Dr Dasha Grajfoner
  • School of Textiles and Design - Dr Danmei Sun
  • Edinburgh Business School - TBC
  • Professional Services - Sue Collier
The Champions Group

The Champions Group brings together the Academic and Professional Services lead from each local Athena SWAN team, and is chaired by Professor Steve McLaughlin, the Athena SWAN School Champion. HR representatives also attend.

The Athena SWAN Strategy Committee

Athena SWAN at Heriot-Watt is coordinated by the Athena SWAN Strategy Committee (ASSC), chaired by Professor Gill Hogg, the Athena SWAN University Champion.

Membership of ASSC

  • Mark Adderley - Director of Human Resource Development
  • Elizabeth Canon/Jennifer Johnston - Internal Communications Officer
  • Ann Marie Dalton-Pillay - Secretary of the University
  • Tina Donnelly - Athena SWAN Officer
  • Dr Ted Henry - School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
  • Professor Gill Hogg - Deputy Principal (Staff Development and Engagement)
  • Dr Dawn Maskell - School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Professor Steve McLaughlin - School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Eloise McNeaney - Vice-President (Wellbeing), Students Union
  • Dr Fiona McNeill - School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
  • Dr Gillian Menzies - School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
  • Ambrose Okpu - School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Dr Kate Sang - School of Social Sciences
  • Professor John Sawkins - Deputy Principal (Teaching and Learning)
  • Dr Gillian Thomson - School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Sharan Virdee - Equality and Diversity Partner
  • Professor Fiona Waldron - School of Textiles and Design
  • Professor Richard Williams - Principal of the University
  • Dr Hind Zantout - School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

The Terms of Reference and minutes of meetings are available and details of the overall organisation of Athena SWAN at Heriot-Watt.