Kerry Dewar

Kerry Dewar

Kerry Dewar

Director of People and Services


Kerry joined Edinburgh Napier University in November 2015 to take up the role of Director of Human Resources and Development following a variety of HR roles in the private sector.

Her previous role was HR Director for British Gas supporting a business area of 11,000 people. In January 2018 her role was expanded to take on the wider remit of Director of People and Services.

Kerry is now responsible for many of the support services within Edinburgh Napier including HR; Marketing and Development; School Support; Student Wellbeing and Inclusion; Student Futures; and Bright Red Triangle.

She graduated from the University of St Andrews after studying a masters in Management and quickly found a passion for HR. She then achieved a further masters in Organisational Development and Business Change and qualified for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Kerry lives in Edinburgh with her husband and two children.