Core Team

Get to know the members of our core team

The core team is responsible for the day to day operation of the Centre of Work-based Learning including the implementation of strategy, research and events.

David Coyne

Programme Director

David is Director of the Centre for Work-based Learning, and since taking up the post in the summer of 2017, has been responsible for developing the Partnership, and implementing the initial three year plan of work.

He has a rich background in economic development, with experience of infrastructure, employability, neighbourhood regeneration and international development.

When not working he will most likely be cycling, cooking, or camping with his family.

Kirsty Cameron

Business Support Executive

Kirsty is the Centre for Work-based Learning’s Business Support Executive. Since joining the team in July 2017 she’s been involved in establishing and developing the Centre’s governance structure and reporting processes. Kirsty has also provided business support to our portfolio of projects including the 2017 Symposium hosted by the Centre for Work-based Learning alongside SDS colleagues.

Kirsty joined us from the private sector after completing a graduate scheme with a global IT organisation. She has experience in various roles including providing reporting and analytical support across small and large-scale projects.

When not working you might find Kirsty at the gym, socialising with her friends and family or planning her next holiday! 

Jake Cohen 

Communications & Marketing Assistant

Jake is a Communications & Marketing Assistant at the Centre for Work-based Learning, and since joining us in autumn of 2017, has progressed from his previous role as a Service Design Graduate Intern. Jake works on a wide variety of design and communications activity for the Centre.

Jake graduated from the Glasgow School of Art and has rich multi-disciplinary design background, working on projects based on research, products, services and designed experiences.

Outside of work, Jake can be found taking up his passion for cycling, finding new uses for his 3D printer and working on new projects with other designers.

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