Trio join learning technologies provider eCom

Judy BloxhamHelen RobertsonGeoff ChapmanLearning technologies provider, eCom Scotland, has announced a number of key appointments to strengthen its business development and account management function.

Geoff Chapman has been appointed VP business development, responsible for growing the client base in new and existing sectors. He will report to Linda Steedman, eCom’s chief executive.

Mr Chapman is an education technology professional with more than 15 years’ experience. He has worked on high-profile international educational technology projects for government bodies, awarding organisations and institutes, and financial companies. A winner of the eAssessment Scotland award, he has served as vice-chairman of the e-Assessment Association.

Helen Robertson (pictured, centre) joins eCom’s business development team as external relations manager and will be responsible for fostering new relationships across a number of key sectors.

Ms Robertson is an external relations professional, previously holding senior management positions with Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and the independent think tank Reform Scotland, as well as the post of chief executive at Fife Chamber of Commerce. She was head of public relations and public affairs at Dunfermline Building Society prior to its acquisition by Nationwide.

eCom also announces the appointment of Judy Bloxham as learning technologies consultant. Ms Bloxham has spent more than 10 years in the further education and skills sector, including five years at JISC. She has worked on the development of learning for a number of sectors including engineering, construction, and automotive.

Ms Steedman said “We are delighted to welcome Geoff, Helen and Judy to eCom. They bring with them a wealth of learning technologies knowledge and relationship management experience. eCom has achieved a 30% year-on-year revenue growth for the last three years as well as doubling staff numbers.

“Our new business development function will help us to accelerate this growth by forging new client partnerships and expansion into new markets.”


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