Director of Development and Alumni Relations
SMT Executive – Giles is a graduate of St Andrews (Mediaeval History) and Glasgow (Theology & Religious Studies). He spent the first twenty years of his career working in the education sector in Development, Alumni Relations and other aspects of External Relations at the University of St Andrews, the University of Stirling and the National Library of Scotland. Having been Ordained as a Priest in the Scottish Episcopal Church, Giles followed this with twelve years serving as Chaplain and Head of Divinity & Religious Studies at Glenalmond. At the Edinburgh Academy he is helping the school to secure financial and other support to develop the academic and extra-curricular life of the school. Married, with three grown-up children, Giles enjoys long-distance walking, short-distance running and bagging Scottish islands.