Staff Team

Staff Team

To support the work of Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs), the Scottish Youth Parliament employs a staff team based in its Edinburgh office. 

Senior Management Team

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Ben McKendrick - Chief Executive          Jamie Dunlop - Deputy Chief Executive

Administration and Finance Team


Kirsty Morrison - Administration and Policy Assistant

Advocacy and Campaigns Team

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Rosy Burgess - Events & Campaigns Officer          Karen Keith - Communications Officer               Laura Pasternak - Public Affairs Officer

Participation and Projects Team

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Mo Whelton - Project Manager                          Gemma MacArthur - Projects Assistant


Paul Hirmis - Engagement and Participation Officer  

Other staff members

Samantha Flood - Finance Executive