Neil McGillivray

Chief Operating Officer


As Chief Operating Officer, Neil is responsible for the strategic direction, resourcing and operational (member, partner and community) priorities associated with the Bayes Centre.  Focussed on strengthening the alignment of academic and research strategy with the wider Data Driven Innovation initiative, Neil represents the Bayes Centre on the following groups:

  • Bayes Steering Group
  • Bayes Executive Group
  • DDI Programme Delivery Board
  • DDI Co-Creation Group
  • College Professional Services Management Group
  • College DDI Strategy & Planning Group

Neil has a breath of cross-disciplinary expertise in resource management, strategic planning, transformational change and curriculum development, previously serving in senior University of Edinburgh Director of Professional Services positions, and as a seconded Service Excellence Programme Lead in Student Administration & Support.