Shelly-Ann B.


Ph.D. in Economics
– Two Masters’ degrees (specialising in economics, econometrics, and supply chain management)
– Bachelor of Science degree with First Class Honours, in Economics and Management studies.

Currently I am a Business Support Executive, for a global consultancy firm based in Edinburgh, Scotland. I offer expert advise to SMEs, large firms, Scottish government and the private sector working on a range of projects including producing internal white papers. Thoroughly proficient in various management/CRM software systems.

I have delivered research work and reports to private UK companies, the government, and have been on academic staff for over 8 years in several universities, some including- St. Andrews University in Scotland, and Erasmus University in the Netherlands, (2 top ranked universities globally). I have taught well over 500 undergraduate and masters students and have supervised several thesis/ project work. I therefore have an eye for identifying quickly areas in research and academic writing that are well written, and/or may need improving/ tweaking via further research.

Additionally, I offer impeccable professional service together with my academic training and research skills, having accomplished the Certified Associate qualification in Project Management (CAPM).

10+ years work experience in Government, Consultancy, Academia and Professional services. Presenting to key audiences in over ten countries.

Key outcomes of my work include:
Supported over 50 UK SMEs in growth and business strategy.

Reforming policy in youth and child development by abolishing child marriages and amending the Marriage law in Lesser Developed Countries.

Cabinet report assessing the performance of the local financial sector. This highlighted the need for continuous policy development, by strengthening data development for better co-responsibility between businesses, citizens and the state.

Specialities include: data/ statistical analysis, market/economic research, economic policy, consultancy, micro-economics, macro-economics, business/economic development, growth, business optimisation, business intelligence, Data Science, academic writing, research methods.

Professional specialities include:
HubSpot, Wix, Canva, Airtable, Office 365 suite – Microsoft teams, team viewer , outlook, Share point, Monday, G suite, Xero, Head start, HR breathe, Zoom, Whereby, Horizon Communicator, Watsapp business, Jotform, Interparcel courier online platform service, Warehouse web fulfilment software, telegram