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


Ben McKendrick                                                      Jamie Dunlop
Chief Executive                                                      Deputy Chief Executive

Advocacy and Campaigns Team


Rosy Burgess                                                           Laura Pasternak                                                   Kirsty Morrison
Events & Campaigns Officer                                    Public Affairs Manager                                         Public Affairs Officer

Rachel Ashenden
Communications Officer

Participation and Projects Team


Mo Whelton                                                             Nicola Bell                                                             Cara Rosie-Grice 
Project Manager                                                      Participation and Elections Officer                        Training and Development Officer

Fanica McDonell
Admin Assistant