Dr Patricia Erskine

CAHSS Head of Stakeholder Relations

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College Office for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
The University of Edinburgh
56 George Square

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I am Head of Stakeholder Relations in the College (https://www.ed.ac.uk/arts-humanities-soc-sci). As part of this role, I am Director, Culture & Community for the Edinburgh Futures Institute (www.efi.ed.ac.uk).

I actively manage and enhance the College’s relationships with stakeholders in order to meet the strategic objectives of the College and the University. I provide support and advice to the Head of College and other University senior management on key stakeholders, particularly in the creative and culture sector, local community organisations and policymakers. I am responsible for managing our strategic partnerships with major festivals and cultural organisations and support engagement projects across the College, typically those involving several Schools and external partners.

Responsibilities & affiliations

IASH Management Group (www.iash.ed.ac.uk)

genderED Steering Group (www.iash.ed.ac.uk/gendered).