Breaking barriers after 153 years - Dee Bradbury and SRU

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 5:00 – 8:00 PM UTC

Dee Bradbury is said to become the first female president of a Tier 1 rugby nation. Currently the Vice President of Scottish Rugby, she is paving the way and setting examples for women all over Scotland. This month she is one of many in the #40Forward Campaign where every Global Chapter has a female entrepreneur as a guest speaker in the month of May.

In-person event

About this event

Dee is the current Vice President of Scottish Rugby and will take over for a two year term as President on 4.8.18. It is believed that she will be the first female president of a Tier 1 country. She is also Scottish Rugby's representative to Rugby Europe.

Her sporting background is mainly in athletics, having represented Scotland and GB at junior and Masters levels and only started playing rugby from the age of 38.

She is a retired Police Officer having spent most of her career investigating serious sexual crime and child protection enquiries.

Dee splits her time between Oban and Edinburgh and is married to Nick, a commercial manager. They have two sons, both of whom play rugby.

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  • Dee Bradbury

    Scottish Rugby

    Vice President



Thursday, May 31, 2018
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC


5:00 PMNetworking and Food
6:00 PMFireside Chat
7:00 PMNetworking


  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Nick Murray

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Caro Melendez

    Head of Operations

  • Araminta Robertson

    Fintech Community Lead

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director - Startup Grind Glasgow

  • Amy Kelly

    Startup Grind Scotland | AK Marketing

    Head of Marketing

  • Oluwaseun Olabode

    Startup Grind

    Director - Startup Grind Abedeen