A native of Glasgow, after gaining a BA in Psychology and Sociology from Glasgow Caledonian University, Marie spent five years living and working in the USA at a residential with youth at risk from the metropolitan areas of New York. Returning to the UK in 1999, Marie settled into a career in Human Resources in London and moved back to Scotland in 2007. Marie is the Head of HR and Organisational Development at Edinburgh College. She is keen to contribute to our Board, as Marie lives locally and has a son who has autism spectrum disorder.