Erin Townhill

Erin Townhill joined the Holyrood Communications Events Team in 2012. Prior to joining Holyrood, Erin worked in Scottish policy and public affairs for 10 years in a range of roles with the Scottish Government, the National Union of Students Scotland and within the third sector. In these roles she has sat on several advisory and Cross Party Groups, undertaken policy research and taken forward public affairs campaigns.

She is passionate about working in partnership with others to develop quality events which bring in new speakers and topics and offer a unique perspective to ongoing policy discussions. She has a particular interest in health, social justice and children and young people events.

Tel: 0131 285 1639



Craig Flannigan

Craig joined Holyrood Communications in October 2014. Prior to joining Holyrood, Craig worked within media monitoring. Craig graduated with a BA Honours in Politics from the University of Strathclyde, and has interests in local government and justice issues. Outside of work, he enjoys watching football, running and listening to music.

Tel: 0131 285 1691



Zoe Russell

Zoe joined Holyrood Communications in May 2016. Prior to this, Zoe studied at the University of Stirling where she graduated with a first class BA honours degree in Politics and Criminology. She then graduated from the University of Edinburgh as a Master of Science with Distinction in Global Environment, Politics and Society. Current portfolio areas include Health and Social Care, HR and Work, Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform and Transport. You can contact her about events within these areas and if your organisation would like to put forward event topics or speakers. 

Tel: 0131 285 1692



Mark Riding, Marketing Manager or 0131 285 1614​






Sarah Duffy, Event Manager or 0131 285 1636​


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