Dawn Ingham

Personal Assistant

Secretariat, Academic and Corporate Governance

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Contact

Email

d.k.ingham@dundee.ac.uk

Phone

+44 (0)1382 386771

Location

Tower Building

Biography

Dawn Ingham is PA to Dr Jim McGeorge, Secretary of the University, and Dr Neale Laker, Director of Academic & Corporate Governance. In addition, she is a Trainer with OPD.

She joined the University in 2010 and has previously been PA to Professor Nigel Pitts (DHSRU), Office Manager in the School of Life Sciences Learning & Teaching, and PA to the Vice-Principal (Education).

Dawn has admin and management experience in both the public and private sectors. Key moments in her career prior to joining the University include:

  • Avoiding a lift shaft building crisis as a result of observational skills during an early site visit;
  • Managing a property portfolio of 13 national offices;
  • Introducing systems and procedures for office services, HR and H&S, and training directors and staff in managing those systems;
  • Client Project Manager for delivery of the £12.5m headquarters building for a financial investment firm in Dundee.

Dawn loves baking, particularly designing and creating bespoke cakes for family and friends, and she’s interested in art, design and art history.

Key responsibilities

Dawn provides executive support to Dr Jim McGeorge, Secretary of the University, and Dr Neale Laker, Director of Academic & Corporate Governance.

She also provides high level administrative support to the University Management Group, the Professional Services Group, and the Digital Committee.

Dawn is a mentor through the Mentorship Programme, and provides training for the OPD programme. She is also a member of the Staff Council Standing Committee.

Qualifications

Coaching Skills: Rowan Certificate in Coaching Skills

Project Management: APMP (equivalent to IPMA Level D)

HR: CIPD Certificate in Personnel Practice (Distinction)

H&S: CIEH Basic Health & Safety Certificate

City & Guilds in Creative Design