Our Team

Leadership Team

Gurjit Singh Lalli

Gurjit Singh Lalli - Founder TEDxGlasgow

Curator & Founder

An entrepreneur with global experience and a keen interest in philanthropy and developing social venture capital firms. As an avid TED fan, Gurjit acquired the licence for TEDxGlasgow back in 2012, bringing together a team of volunteers to form an organisation that is now one of the most established TEDx events in the UK and Europe. He is responsible for nurturing our brain trust and bringing his entrepreneurial spirit to the fore, in order to identify exciting speakers, ideas and partners.

Iain Delworth

Iain Delworth

Head of Operations

With many years experience project managing and consulting in the volunteer and public sector, Iain recently started his own new venture, delivering leadership and effective collaboration training. Joining the TEDxGlasgow team in 2014, he heads up operations for the organisation. His expertise in project management ensures year-round our strategy is well managed and all team members work effectively together to deliver our vision.

Pauline Houston

Pauline Houston

Head of Partnerships

With a varied background managing large-scale teams for big corporates and negotiating high value, international telecomms deals, Pauline is the newest member of our team joining us in 2015. In her role as Head of Partnerships, she works to identify and develop partners who understand our vision and share our values. In her time, she’s secured major contracts with valued partners including Scottish Government, JP Morgan and many more.

Cat Leaver

Cat Leaver

Head of Marketing & Communications

Cat brings with her a background in both traditional and award-winning digital marketing, alongside strategic consultancy with major brands and multinationals. First joining the TEDxGlasgow team back in 2014 as part of the partnerships team, she went on to establish our marketing and communications function, building a team and supporting us in growing our global brand reach and engagement.

Joanne Lynn

Joanne Lynn

Head of Event Management

Now running her own award-winning events company, Jo has many years working in events across Europe for well-known businesses. Bringing both her own skills and a team of expert practioners, Jo is responsible for ensuring our events are fully scoped out, clearly planned and executed to success. Her event’s experience have enabled us to deliver an annual event that has doubled in size year-on-year, yet remained as streamlined and intimate as ever.