Julie is an enterprise development academic living in Scotland who has spent the last 15 years developing higher education programs for students all over the world.

A former postgraduate Director for the Leadership and Organisational Performance (LOP) master suite at Heriot-Watt University, UK, and more recently, a Director of Learning at the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship (HCE) at Strathclyde University, UK, Dr McFarlane is a fellow of the UK Higher Education Authority, a University of Stirling adjunct supervisor, and a certified ICF and IAPC&M business coach.

Dr McFarlane has also successfully secured around half a million pounds in various research grants to work on knowledge transfer partnerships with SMEs in all areas of enterprise development. These projects have ranged from business model redesign to capability assessments and strategic development. We look forward to benefitting from Dr McFarlane’s wealth of experience and her guidance as we progress our project.