New head of conference and events at Edinburgh First

Edinburgh First, the University of Edinburgh’s one-stop-shop for event, accommodation and catering needs has appointed a new Head of Conference and Events.

Lyndsay Wilkie (pictured) joins from Royal Bank of Scotland, where she has 10 years’ management experience, including in delivering conferences and events.

Chris Barnes, Assistant Director of Accommodation Services at Edinburgh First, said: “We are pleased to welcome Lyndsay. She joins with a history of success and I am sure she will fit well into the culture of Edinburgh First and our ethos of putting the client first.”

Commenting on her new role, Wilkie said: “I enjoy working in a customer-focused and fast-paced environment so being part of the Edinburgh First team is the perfect fit.

“I’m looking forward to continually showcasing what Edinburgh First has on offer to both local and international audiences.”

Edinburgh First re-invests all its profits in the University and supporting its students.

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