All our staff are dedicated to bringing great learning opportunities into local communities.

Led by a General Secretary, who also acts as the Chief Executive of the Association, the Senior Management Team provides strategic direction for the organisation across England and Scotland.

WEA Scotland is managed by the Director for Scotland.

Current Senior Management Team

  • Ruth Spellman - Chief Executive and General Secretary
  • Joanna Cain - Director of Education/Deputy Chief Executive
  • Ray McCowan - Director for Scotland
  • Jane Swift - Chief Operating Officer  
  • Fiona Parr - Director for Student Services
  • Greg Coyne - Director for Quality and Curriculum
  • James Ward - Director for Marketing, Membership and Income Growth

To contact a member of the Senior Management Team, email or write to:
4 Luke Street