Meet Donnie, Development Officer

What is your role within the SCQFP?

As a development officer within the SCQF Partnership, my role will be focussed on leading and developing a range of projects including the school ambassador programme whilst delivering a range of training workshops supporting schools and community learning and development groups to implement the SCQF.

Tell us a bit about your career to date

I’ve spent most of my time in the sport, education and local authority sectors across the UK and Germany.

Having graduated from university in England, I started as an Active schools coordinator in 2004 moving on to PE teaching in Germany before taking on my most recent role as competitions, events and training officer for Renfrewshire Leisure in 2010.

Tell us something interesting about yourself?

I like to travel, be active and adventurous. I train 3-4 times a week at a cross-fit gym and enjoy everything outdoors!

I’ve travelled a lot over the years covering South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, and Chile as well as most of Europe.

One of my biggest challenges was cage diving with Great White sharks near Cape Town.


You can contact Donnie on 0141 225 2923 or email

You can also follow Donnie on Twitter at @donnie_SCQF