Ailsa McGregor

A senior HR and project manager with more than 20 years’ experience across the private and public sectors


  • Proven results working for blue-chip companies, HE and non-government departmental bodies.
  • Extensive experience of managing HR and project teams, with Chartered MCIPD.
  • Stakeholder management, setting up partnership, outsourcing arrangements, and de-mergers.
  • Data and commercially focused with a track record of identifying and securing external funds, managing large and complex budgets and experience in qualitative and quantitative data analysis.

In 2015 Ailsa launched a highly successful consultancy service primarily supporting UK HEIs providing strategic specialist advice and delivering transformation projects and change management projects, gender equality projects including international consultancy (Australia). Prior to that Ailsa was Assistant Director (HR) at the University of Exeter.

Ailsa is an expert in HR strategy, data and metrics, and delivers highly targeted workshops and facilitation to clients. She uses HR metrics to inform clients of trends and options to enable them to make data-driven decisions within the framework of UK employment law and related legislation.