CPD Team

Nikki Pearce-Commercial and CPD Business Development Officer

Nikki PearceNikki heads up the CPD Services Unit and is responsible for the efficient running of the service. As well as policy development, Nikki's key roles include event management, budget development and providing advice on all aspects of CPD development throughout the University. She has 15 years' experience in CPD development and delivery.

Tel: +44 (0)1224 273269
Email: n.pearce@abdn.ac.uk

Julie Dixon-CPD Business Development Officer

Julie DixonJulie joined the team in 2006 and is involved in all aspects of event management.

Julie built her knowledge and experience within training development, delivery and assessment from her previous employments at OPITO, Protocol Skills, Protocol National and Aberdeen College.

Tel: +44 (0)1224 274237
Email: j.dixon@abdn.ac.uk

Jade Murray-CPD Business Development Officer

Jade MurrayJade joined the CPD team in 2017 and is involved in all aspects of event management.

Jade has over 5 years’ experience developing and running a successful business, having set up her own jewellery and Illustration company after graduating from Gray’s School of Art in 2011.

Tel: +44 (0)1224 274368
Email: jade.murray@abdn.ac.uk

Rachel Elliot-CPD Business Development Officer

Rachel ElliotRachel joined the CPD services team in 2020. She previously worked at OPITO, the skills body for the energy sector, and the Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, where she managed the Scottish Government funded Developing the Young Workforce programme for the North East. Rachel has also worked for a North East MSP.

Tel: +44 (0)1224 273416
Email: rachel.elliot@abdn.ac.uk

Kim Linton-CPD Administrator

Kim LintonKim comes from a finance background and is responsible for providing secretarial support for all aspects of the unit's work. She is also responsible for the secretarial and financial support for Consultancy and some aspects of Research and Innovation’s admin.

Tel: +44 (0)1224 273793
Email: kim.linton@abdn.ac.uk

Heather MacDonald-CPD Administrator

Heather MacDonaldHeather comes from a finance background and is now responsible for providing secretarial support for all aspects of the unit's work. She is particularly interested in providing event support.

Tel: +44 (0)1224 272523
Email: h.a.macdonald@abdn.ac.uk

Karolina Miesala-CPD Administrator

Karolina Miesala

Karolina joined the team in July 2019. She comes from a HR background within the University and is now responsible for providing administrative support for all aspects of the unit's work.

Tel: +44 (0)1224 272484
Email: karolina.miesala@abdn.ac.uk