I'm out and about a lot, attending conferences and speaking at various events, and always keen to connect with new people. Find out more about past events and catch up with me at future ones. Please do contact me beforehand and we can arrange to meet.



15th November: Speaker - Women's Coin, Yunus Centre, Glasgow

19th November: Panel Speaker and Host - WES/SEEWBAN Investor Engagement Day, Glasgow

27th November: Speaker - SEGE Female Entrepreneurial Week, Thessaloniki, Greece








1st November 2018: Workshop Host "Does Diversity Really Matter?", IOD Annual Conference: Gleneagles

30th October 2018: Panel Speaker - Women in Work Forum: Edinburgh

23rd October 2018: Opening Up Photonics - Panel Host: Glasgow

10th October 2018: Speaker and Host - WES/SEEWBAN Business Angel Training: Barclays, Edinburgh

10th October2018: Speaker - Women on Boards Boardroom Insights: Edinburgh

28th August 2018: Keynote Speaker - McKay Hannah Conference: Edinburgh

12th August2018: Panel Speaker - FunnyWomen, Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Edinburgh

12th July 2018: Speaker - AllBright FoundHer Festival: Glasgow

30th May 2018: Judge - Women in Finance Awards: London

17th May 2018: Speaker - Business Angel Investment Group: Edinburgh

9th May 2018: Table Host - Impact Summit: Glasgow

2nd May 2018: Speaker - Strathclyde University Company Creation Conference: Glasgow

1st May 2018: Speaker - Converge Enterprise for Women in Academia: Edinburgh

11th April 2018: Speaker, APID Business Angel Investment: Turin, Italy

28th February 2018: Speaker, Women in STEM Conference, Edinburgh University: Edinburgh


4th December 2017: Lead With WES Webinar, Setting up Your Board: Online

13th November 2017: Chair -  An evening with Professor Heather McGregor, Executive Dean of Edinburgh Business School, Entrepreneurial Scotland Event: Edinburgh

14th November 2017: Royal Bank of Scotland Women Into Business Event: Motherwell

24th October 2017: Speaker, Making IT Work for Women Summit: Edinburgh

23rd October 2017: Speaker, Edinburgh City Council Business and People: Edinburgh

20th October 2017: Panel Speaker, Inclusive Growth Conference, Glasgow

5th October 2017: Speaker, Dumfries and Galloway Women Into Business Event, Castle Douglas

22nd September 2017: Speaker, Future ASSET Conference: Edinburgh

31st August 2017: Pitching Host, Social Investment Scotland Pitching Event: Glasgow

22nd June 2017: Panel Judge, Scottish EDGE Final: Edinburgh

12th June 2017:  CIPD Scotland "Knowledge into Practice": Edinburgh

A great night of gender agitation!

1st June 2017: Panel Judge, Converge Challenge Final: Edinburgh

And a very well deserved winner in Dr Holly Butler from Strathclyde University

31st May 2017: Start Up Grind: Glasgow

I love Start Up Grind! Great networking group

2nd May 2017: Growbiz Blairgowrie

More good, the bad and the ugly of being an entrepreneur!

2nd May 2017: Gender Pay Gap Equity Evidence to Committee: Scottish Parliament

4th April 2017: Scotland CAN DO Assembly: Stirling - Creating the Future

The good, the bad and the ugly of being an entrepreneur

21st March 2017: Women on Boards/PWC: Edinburgh

How to pursue a NED board career

8th March 2017: International Women's Day, Converge and Women's Enterprise Scotland: Edinburgh

Lessons from real role models and advice from Business advisers - panel discussion

27th February 2017: Edinburgh University Women in Science Event: Edinburgh

Being a woman in science - challenges and opportunities


1st November 2016: Technology Scotland, Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh

What not to do - my many design failures in start-up companies.

6th October 2016: Women in Banking and Finance, Stewart Investors, Edinburgh

It's never too early to start your boardroom career.

22nd September 2016: RBS Opportunity Knocks, RBS Gogarburn, Edinburgh

Benefits of and how to build your board for start-up companies.

13th September 2016: Changing the Chemistry, Glasgow

Thinking of a board role in an early-stage company? How to approach your due diligence, what risks to consider and how to mitigate these risks.

6th August 2016: Shanghai Women Leaders Forum, Edinburgh City Chambers 

Sharing best practice on female entrepreneurship.

20th April 2016:  RBS Focused Women and Women in Business Conference, Gogarburn, Edinburgh

Panel discussion with Jackie Brambles, Ross McEwan, CEO of RBS and Alison Rose, CEO, Commercial & Private Banking RBS.

RBS Focused Women and Women in Business Conference