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Jackie Galbraith

Jackie Galbraith
Job Title:
Principal, West Lothian College

Jackie Galbraith joined West Lothian College as principal in 2018 after five years as a vice principal at Ayrshire College.

Prior to that, Jackie worked for ten years in government, in the main as an adviser to a succession of Scottish Government Education ministers and two years working for the UK Government’s Secretary of State for Scotland.

She began her career in various tech roles in the manufacturing sector, after which she was a university lecturer and then executive director at a national organisation responsible for promoting the use of technology in learning.

Jackie’s lifelong passion for social justice and her experience as a woman in technology have contributed to her commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. She strives to lead by example, setting herself high standards and expecting the same of those she works and collaborates with.