Kirsten Baird

General Manager -

"Hello, I’m Kirsten Baird, the General Manager here at QMUSU. I oversee all of the work done at the SU, from managing and supporting the staff team to providing guidance and support to the Officers. I make sure that the SU runs smoothly, meets the needs of the students and has a positive working relationship with the University. I’m always happy to hear from students about matters to do with the SU or Uni life."


Cecile Guilloteau (on maternity leave from Sep 2019)

Student Representation and Support Co-ordinator - 

"Hello, I’m Cecile Guilloteau, Student Representation and Support Co-ordinator. I look after all aspects of student representation at QMU, from Class Reps to Representation Groups, ensuring the student voice is heard, and organise the STaR Awards.  I also manage the HELPZone which provides advice on University matters and support to students, and co-ordinate the C:Card Service. "


Sacha Forbes (maternity leave cover for Cecile)

Student Representation and Support Co-ordinator - 

"Hi, I'm Sacha Forbes and I will be looking after Cecile's role while she is on maternity leave."


Cristina Zani

Communications Coordinator -

"Hello, my name is Cristina Zani and I’m the Communications Coordinator at QMUSU. I look after all the marketing and communication to promote all that we do, from events to wellbeing. I am responsible for the web and social media, and design all print and digital material."


Derek Hainey

Financial Administrator -

"My name is Derek Hainey, the Financial Administrator here at the SU. I deal will all aspects of finance on behalf of the Union from Payroll/VAT/PAYE to bank reconciliation and upkeep of Sports & Societies budgets."


John Greenhill

Events Coordinator -

"Hello, I am John Greenhill, your Events Coordinator. I organise all the SU events from Freshers' to Grand Ball. I look forward to meeting you at our next one!"


Emma Lean

Union Affairs Assistant -

"I’m Emma Lean the new Union Affairs Assistant, so I’ll probably be the first face you see in the reception of the SU. I can help you with room bookings, minibus hire, Sports & Societies bookings and kit, book appointments and try to help with any questions you may have."


Rocco Baird

Office Dog -

"Hi, I’m Rocco a Labradoodle with a huge sense of fun but a chilled attitude to life. I belong to Kirsten (see above) and love coming to work at the SU.  I’m a registered Therapet, so I may be able to help you if you’re stressed. You can find me in the SU office Monday to Thursday and my favourite game is to play fetch with a ball (preferably a squeaky one)."






Registered address: The Students' Union, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU              

Telephone: 0131 474 0000