Dr Gillian Murray

Job title
Deputy Principal of Business and Enterprise

Dr Gillian Murray joined Heriot-Watt University in October 2016 to lead on the development and implementation of the University’s Enterprise and Business Engagement Strategy, mobilising the University’s intellectual and capital assets to effect greater impact regionally, nationally and globally. The position is in support of the University’s strategic vision of being a world-leading institution developing entrepreneurial students and staff who addressing global challenges to drive transformational social and economic benefits. Gillian is passionate about driving global innovation and skills development using new digital technology to break down collaboration barriers and facilitate co-invention. She is currently the Chair of the Centre for Work Based Learning, working with partners in Scotland to enhance opportunity through work based learning.