Head of Corporate Services
Shona graduated from Edinburgh University in 1982 (B.Sc Economics). The following year she was accepted on the postgraduate MBA course at the Business School and graduated with a Diploma in Business Administration. Shona then spent three years working in the Pharmaceutical industry before moving overseas.
Shona spent the following fifteen years working and living in the Middle East and Far East where she taught English and established a retail business in Singapore. Her two daughters Sarah and Kirstie were born in Singapore. In 1998 they moved back to Edinburgh.
Shona joined Edinburgh City Centre Management Company in 2002 as Finance Manager and Office Manager, and moved across to Essential Edinburgh when it was established in 2008.