Barbara McKerrow

Barbara McKerrowEdinburgh Business Administration Team Leader

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500287

E-mail Barbara McKerrow


  • 2004–2009  Edinburgh Business Administration Team Leader and PA to Head of Station, Murchison House, BGS
  • 1998–2004 Sales Executive, Times Supplements, News International
  • 1997–1998 Fund Raiser, Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust
  • 1994–1997 BA Commerce, Napier University (specialising in marketing)
  • 1993–1994 Database Administrator, Educational Development, Napier University
  • 1990–1993 Life and Pensions Assistant, Methven Burrell Ltd
  • 1986–1990 Financial Executive, Hill Samuel Financial Services
  • 1981–1986 PA to Prof Joint Neurosciences/Dean/Consultant with admin responsibility
  • 1976–1981 PA NHS Trusts and MRC Psychiatry, Psychology and Presenile Dementia
  • 1974–1976 Administrator MRC Mammalian Genome Unit

Other qualifications

  • Certificate in Personnel Practise (1994) (evening study)
  • Project “Equal Opportunities – Job Share”
  • Advanced Pitman secretarial certificates
  • Modules in archaeology

Related interests

  • Lapidary/fossils/minerals
  • Archaeology

Previous to BGS Experience/Skills

  • Exhibiting at conferences and exhibitions over Scotland
  • Selling
  • Designing mailings for marketing
  • Promoting publications
  • Advising Wapping editorial staff of newsworthy happenings in Scotland
  • Researching Referees for Scientific Journals
  • Co–ordinating funding decisions for all Scottish clinical/scientific endowment applications to Scottish Executive
  • Marketing
  • Financial marketing – telephone and face–to–face
  • Conference organisation – with social events and fee admin
  • Clinical and brain surgery administration, overseas staff documentation
  • Departmental budgeting and accounts