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Edinburgh Napier University Associate Consultancy Framework

UK, 2011 - 2014


Upper Quartile: David Gass

Edinburgh Institute: Charles Edwards



Edinburgh Institute was established in June 2008 as the commercial, client-facing enterprise within the Business School of Edinburgh Napier University. The Institute is a leading organisation in practice based learning. The Institute has now established a framework of associate consultants and practitioners to work with the Institute to further expand its CPD, consultancy and business support services to its client base.


Upper Quartile has been selected as an associate consultancy in the following disciplines:

  • Economic Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Professional practice


The Upper Quartile project team for this framework is made up of four UQ partners, all with significant knowledge and practical experience in the above subject areas:

  • David Gass
  • Dr Ken MacTaggart
  • David Crichton
  • Chris Boyd

The Associate framework commenced at the end of 2011 for an initial period of three years to 2014.