Contact the Business Partnerships Team

For funding, training needs analysis and partnership opportunities

Caryn Gibson, Business Partnerships Manager | 01241 432748

Caryn’s interest in business initially began when she worked as administration support in the Economic Development Team at Dundee City Council. She then became a Support Coordinator at Business Gateway followed by various advisor roles, completing business support qualifications along the way. Next Caryn headed to Perth as Business Growth Accelerator Manager before moving into the role of Operations Manager at Business Gateway Tayside where she modernised the service to ensure entrepreneurs were supported throughout the life of their business.

Ann Kerr, Skills Advisor | 01241 432885

Ann’s career began locally at publisher DC Thomson in its advertising department. Since then she has worked in financial services dealing with a variety of companies from many sectors. Prior to joining D&A College in 2021, Ann spent six years as a Business/HR Advisor with Business Gateway providing support to Tayside’s business community and delivering the Women into Business events calendar.

For sector-specific enquiries and apprenticeships

Maralyn Boyle, Service Design Academy Business Development Executive

Following a 20-year career in senior sales management roles with national newspapers, Maralyn had a career change in 2013 to the charity sector. She led national corporate partnerships and special events with Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity and Maggie’s Centres. Moving to Dundee in 2019, Maralyn took on a new challenge with the Service Design Academy.

Contact the team directly

Direct phone no. 01241 432 724

Enquire about funding opportunities

Funding application form