about our staff

The Association employs several permanent staff to assist the Sabbaticals, SRC and SSC with achieving the Association's goals and aims. Most of these staff work alongside the Sabbaticals on the Middle Floor of the Association building. 

Check out the list below for contact details for our staff members. If you'd like to speak to them by phone, please call (01334 46) 2700 and our General Office will put you through if they are available. 



David Whitton, General Manager

In charge of all permanent staff, Dave is charged with ensuring the smooth running of the day to day operations within the building and helping to facilitate strategic developments within the Association.



Jillian Cowan, Management Accountant & Deputy General Manager

Jillian is in charge of the Cash Office and is responsible for the creation of budgets at the beginning of the academic year and keeping us appraised of the figures throughout. 


Tony McConachie,  Commercial Manager

Tony is as the name suggests in charge of the commercial runnngs of the Students' Association.  You can contact him if you have any suggestions or queries about our cafés and bars.


Bruce Turner, Building Supervisor

The Building Supervisor's job is large and varied. Bruce ensures that the facilities within the building are in tip top shape and that the activities going on within the building are safe - particularly during the redevelopment!



Phil Hulse, Deputy Building Supervisor

As Bruce's deputy, Phil carries out many of the tasks that Bruce would also handle. Phil has specific responsibilities for porters and door staff.




George Ferguson, Bar Manager

George is in charge of our many bars internal and external.  If you'd like to book a bar he's your man.




Iain Cupples, Human Resources/Education Advocate

Iain is one of many people within the Association wearing two hats. Charged with Human Resources, he keeps the organisation up to date with employment duties. In his other role, he advocates for students facing academic issues with the University.


Christine Miller,  PA to General Manager, Administrator / Clerk to Students' Association Board

Christine's main role is PA to the general manager along with being the Association's main administrator and Clerk to the Association Board.


Rachel Kinloch, Design & Marketing Manager

Rachel manages the many and varied design and marketing needs for the Association. From promoting weekly events to getting new and exciting companies to visit the Union. She is also there to help with speciality printing.


Andrew McCurrach, Design & Marketing Assistant

Andy is here to help the marketing department with the promotion of the Association.



Chris McCue, Reception

Chris works the front line in          Reception, and is likely to be the first face you'll see when you walk into the building. Chris can help with finding your way around the building, room bookings and general enquiries.