Capital City Partnership is the anchor delivery body for Edinburgh’s employability strategy, working together to tackle inequality and poverty.
Our key tasks are to advise, support and develop the city’s Jobs Strategy, and to contract, performance manage and improve outcomes from funded employability services.
We are also a key stakeholder and delivery partner in the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal, supporting the Integrated Regional Employability and Skills (IRES) programme.
Our core values are partnership, excellence, integrity and innovation.
We are a not for profit registered charity governed by a voluntary Board of Directors.
Chair - Councillor George Gordon
Spartans Community Academy - Trustee
Edible Edinburgh Steering Group - Chair
Edinburgh Citizens Advice - Observer
COSLA, Environment & Economy - Member
NHS Lothian - Member
Edinburgh International Conference Centre - Chair
NHS Lothian - Chair of the Pharmaceutical Practices Committee
Vice-Chair - Councillor Mandy Watt
UNITE the Union - Member
Chartered Association of Certified Accountants - Member
Director - Councillor Stephanie Smith
Lothian Homes Trust - Director
Director - Bridie Ashrowan, EVOC
Director - Donald Urqhuart, Capital Credit Union
Capital City Partnership is led by a Chief Executive Officer and a Deputy Chief Executive with a team of senior managers, junior managers, senior officers and officers.
Senior management team:
Chief Executive Officer Rona Hunter
Deputy Chief Executive Officer Kate Kelman
Finance and Governance Maria Webb
Employer Relationships Stephanie Lang
Integrated Knowledge Systems Matthew Heap
Integrated Employer Engagement Ellen Munro
IRES Programme Connector Nicola Raine
YPG Manager Lucy Pearson
Business Intelligence Chris Nicol