The Principal's Office

Mr Hugh Edmiston

Hugh Edmiston is the Director of Corporate Services.

Areas of responsibility

  • Overall management of Corporate Services Group comprising a wide range of professional, operational, commercial, and commercialisation services, provided by 2000 staff (1400 FTEs)
  • Overview of Risk and Health & Safety management for the University
  • Overview of subsidiary companies

University level committee membership

  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Estates Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Knowledge Strategy Committee
  • People Committee
  • Policy and Resources Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Social Responsibility and Sustainability Committee
  • University Executive

Contact details

Hugh Edmiston can be contacted via his assistant Catherine Kirk on the telephone number below, or direct by email.

Mr Hugh Edmiston

Director of Corporate Services

  • University of Edinburgh
  • Charles Stewart House

Contact details



9-16 Chambers Street

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