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Organisation and Staff Development (OSD) (Scotland)

Hello and welcome to Organisational and Staff Development (OSD) Scotland – a network of organisational and people development practitioners, representing Higher Education Institutions across Scotland.

Regional Co-Chair – Chani Caunt

Talent and Organisational Development Consultant, University of the West of Scotland. MA (Hons), CMI Level 5 Management Coaching and Mentoring, EQi-2.0  & EQ360 Practitioner.

Chani is the Talent and Organisational Development Consultant at the University of the West of Scotland, and is responsible for upskilling staff in management and leadership capabilities through a range of classroom, virtual and on-the-job learning interventions. She also leads on various Organisational Development initiatives related to staff development and has a central role in supporting graduates to gain valuable experience though the University’s Graduate Intern Programme.  Chani is an experienced coach and enjoys the journey of helping people develop the self-awareness required to achieve their goals.

Regional Co-Chair – Eithne Graham 

Senior Organisational Development Partner with University of Dundee, Eithne is dedicated to supporting and empowering people in their professional development and enhancing organisational performance. She is responsible for the management of the university’s programmes of Professional and Managerial Development, Organisational and Leadership Development, Mentoring, and Self-Directed Learning.

Before making the transition to Higher Education, Eithne worked in training, consultancy, and L&D team managerial roles in finance for Santander UK plc and Telecommunications with Three. She enjoys exploring innovative, creative solutions and enabling emotionally intelligent leadership.

Eithne is CIPD, Belbin and EQi-2.0 and EQ360 accredited and has facilitated extensively across the UK including at Edexec and Bett conferences.

Contact the Organisation and Staff Development (OSD) (Scotland)

Member institutions include:
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Dundee
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • University of West of Scotland
  • Queen Margaret University
  • Glasgow School of Art
  • Heriot Watt University
  • Robert Gordon University
  • Scotland Rural College
  • St Andrews University
  • Strathclyde University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Abertay
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of West of Scotland
  • Universities Scotland
  • Advance HE