David Bass’ profile
David is the Associate Director for Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
David is the Associate Director for Scotland, Wales and Ireland overseeing ECU’s programme of work for Scottish, Welsh and Irish Institution’s and the team of staff who deliver it.
Prior to joining ECU, David was the Senior Policy Officer at Lead Scotland, an organisation that works to ensure post-16 educational opportunities for disabled students. He was responsible for developing Lead’s policy positions and campaigns, and building relationships with the Scottish government, politicians and key stakeholders to influence policy and practice in higher and further education.
David previously worked for Learning Link Scotland, the intermediary organisation for voluntary sector adult education, in a policy and communications role, including consultancy work with organisations such as Education Scotland and the Workers’ Educational Association.
David has studied geography and economics and completed a Masters in Public Policy and Management at Birkbeck, University of London.