Public Speaking

I love speaking at events and conferences and pride myself on being able to engage any audience. I’m able to draw on different personas depending on context and audience – from lecturer and teacher to coach and evangelist. Communication is a two-way street and I always aim to leave my audience happier, more excited, and with at least one light-bulb moment to take away.

Events and Publicity

Please find below a selection of event engagements and other publicity.

  • Generative AI in B2B Content Marketing: A hands-on workshop (workshop). Midlothian & East Lothian Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, Musselburgh, 2023.
  • How to embed Generative AI in Marketing Assessment (event speaker), Vice Principals Learning and Teaching meeting, University of Edinburgh, 2023
  • Digital Market Analysis (online workshop), Jumping In: Digital Upskilling Programme, West Lothian College, 2021
  • How to embed data skills in a ‘soft’ subject: A practice-informed approach (online workshop), City Deal event, Edinburgh Napier University, 2021
  • Social Media Communications: Engagement, Content and Innovation (event speaker / panel member), Holyrood, 2019
  • GDPR Scotland (event speaker / panel member), DIGIT, 2018
  • Effective Digital Communications (event speaker / panel member), Holyrood, 2018
  • RGU students pitch to Aberdeen International Airport (Coverage of airport partnership), SBNN, 2017
  • Google Analytics for the Third Sector (One Digital, event speaker / workshop), SCVO, Aberdeen 2016
  • Digital Skills for Graduates (event speaker / panel member), Holyrood, 2016
  • Social Media Marketing (audio lecture), HenryStewart Talks, 2015
  • Is my website working?, Tourism Intelligence Scotland webinar, 2014
  • Was ist social SEO / What is social SEO?, akm3 blog, 2013
  • Blogmanay Scotland drive reaches 80m people, The Scotsman, 2013
  • Interview – Operation Shetland Ponies, #TheDigitals 2013 – Awards Yearbook, 2013
  • Various posts on VisitScotland’s Blog, VisitScotland,2012-2013
  • ‘Scots get social: top tips for managing internal social media campaigns’, eyefortravel, 2012