• 2014 Ambassadors

2014 Ambassadors

Rona S Beattie

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Position at GCU: Professor of HRD, GSBS

Role: Clydesider - Volunteering as a field of play team leader for hockey which is based at the National Hockey Centre at Glasgow Green. 

Melanie Grey

Melanie Grey

Position at GCU: English Language Tutor, INTO GCU

Role: Clydesider - Team member of Protocol Team - aiding/supporting and looking after the VIPS/dignitaries and Heads of State at the seating and medal ceremonies for the finals of the triathlon, mountain biking and marathon and also working with the bike road race. 

Rachel Hyslop

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Position at GCU: SCETT

Role: Queens Baton Relay Runner nominated by Dell for mentoring work with senior school pupils across Glasgow.  

Anna Iveson

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Position at GCU: PhD Research Student, Active Living Research Group, SHLS

Role: Clydesider - volunteer with Spectator Services based at the Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

Abhishek Mandal

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Position at GCU: Doctoral Researcher, Department of Health & Life Sciences

Role: Safety steward

Sheila MacNeill

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Position at GCU: Senior Lecturer GCU LEAD

Role: Clydesider - Press Operations based at Scotstoun

Margaret McCann

Margaret McCann

Position at GCU: Programme Leader, Dept of Business

Role: Involved with the Games as a Frontrunner (Pre-Games volunteer) since April 2013.  Part of the team who interviewed the 20,000+ volunteers and involved in training of volunteers at Hampden Park.  Also has a Games time role as an anti-doping chaperone at Road Events and the Athletes Village.

Victoria Palmer

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Position at GCU: PPhD Research Student, Department of Social Sciences, Media and Journalism

Role: Clydesider - Participating in the closing ceremony and was in Delhi 4 years ago for the handover.

Noreen Siddiqui

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Position at GCU: Senior Lecturer, Fashion, Marketing & Retail

Role: Carrying the Queens Baton in East Renfrewshire on Wednesday 16th July.

Ann Turner

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Position at GCU: Placement Administrator, SHLS

Role: Volunteer with Spectator Services based at the Emirates Area and Chris Hoy Velodrome

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