Colin is a lecturer at Edinburgh College and the Teaching Staff member of the Board. He started working at the former Stevenson College Edinburgh in 1984. After a spell in Lauder College, Dunfermline he returned to Stevenson and has taught Trade Union Studies ever since.
Colin is an active academic staff member of the former Board of Management of Stevenson College Edinburgh prior to the merger and is also an active member of EIS-FELA, serving as Branch Chairperson for approximately 18 years.
Colin is passionate about further education and its role in providing learning and career opportunities for all learners and wants to ensure that Edinburgh College continues to assist learners and the wider community in what are extremely challenging times for further education.
Away from work he enjoys walking in the countryside and the challenges he faces in his allotment, battling to grow vegetables in the adverse Scottish weather.