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RCS Senior Management and key staff

RCS Senior Management and key staff

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a corporate parent as defined by the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. The duties and responsibilities of a corporate parent are overseen by the RCS Senior Management Team, however these duties cannot be delegated to any one individual or team, but are the responsibility of all.

Level 1: Board of Govenors. Level 2: Principal (Prof. Jeffrey Sharkey). Level 3: Senior Management Team - Assistant Principal (Dr. Lois Fitch), Director of Drama, Dance, Production and Film (Hugh Hodgart), Director of Fair Access (Andrew Comrie), Director of Music (Dr. Gordon Munro), Conservatoire Secretary (Ewan Hainey), Director of Finance (Alan Smith), Director of Human Resources (Jackie Russell). Level 4: Fair Access Manager (Jesse Paul), Academic Administration and Support

Key Staff

If you are care experienced and would like to discuss anything to do with applications, support or what you can expect from RCS, please get in contact.

Pre-Higher Education: Jesse Paul
Admissions and Undergraduate: Sarah Ward

Sarah Ward
Assistant Registrar (International and Student Experience)

Pauline McClusky/Marion McLaren
Administrators for International and Student Experience


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