Contact details

 Who do I need to contact in HR Operations?


HR Business PartnersHR Officer
  • Supports managers through organisational change and delivery of strategy
  • Liaison with trade unions
  • Manage establishment including staff requests and workforce plans
  • Oversee HR service delivery
  • Reward strategy including grade M, promotions, progression and recruitment and retention premium
  • Support equality & diversity initiatives
  • Support managers with the management of staff absence and health
  • Follow up occupational health referrals with managers
  • Support managers with ISR, capability, conduct, grievance or acceptable behaviour cases
  • Complex maternity/ cover/ flexible working enquiries
  • Job Evaluation and support for writing job descriptions
  • Manage and support redeployment cases
  • Support workforce planning


Who do I need to contact in Employee Services?


HR AdviserHR Administrator / Admin Assistant
  • Produce occupational health referrals & arrange workplace assessments
  • Provide advice to staff and managers on maternity/ paternity and shared parental leave
  • Provide flexible working advice to staff and managers
  • Administer relocation expenses
  • Place job adverts
  • Produce contracts and changes to contracts
  • ISR queries
  • UKVI/Visa queries
  • Resourcing administration including producing short listing packs and interview arrangements
  • Produce contracts and changes to contracts
  • Routine enquiries
  • Produce HPT contracts
  • Process resignations
  • ERP data entry
  • Take up employment references and provide references for landlords, banks and new employers


Employee Services


Hub AHub B
Arts, Social Sciences & Law, Professional ServicesHealth Sciences, Life Sciences, Engineering, Science
Employee Services Hub Manager - Natasha Gregory
Sharon Faulkner - Senior HR Adviser Jodie Hooper - Senior HR Adviser
Rhian Beattie - Adviser Rachel Deacon - Adviser
Jess Cain - Adviser Laura Bridges - Adviser
Miriam Lane - Adviser Kate Brown - Adviser (currently on maternity leave)
Bridgett Amey - Adviser Sarah Alexander - Adviser
Rachel Walker - Adviser Hilary Potter - Adviser
Jenna Youell - Adviser Isabella Herrera - Adviser
Hanna Fenwick - Administrator  Beth Rogers - Adviser
Kateline Sparks - Administrator Janet Cainey - Adviser
Ethan Luke - Administrator Mary Alexandrou - Administrator
Nina White - Administrator Anna Woolford - Administrator
Sarah Harvey - Administrator (currently on maternity leave) Bex Upton - Administrator
Kate Taylor - Administrator Jill Richards - Administrator
Julia Debling - Administrator Rachael Clifton - Administrator
Kat Entwistle - Temporary Administrator Jo-Ann Binns Harris - Administrator
Lisa Wood - Administrative Assistant Eirlys Fernihough - Administrator
  Ruby Begum - Administrator
  Lauren Caulfield - Administrator
  Shaun Hyder - Administrator
  Jenny Murray - Administrative Assistant


Faculty Contact Email Addresses

FacultyRecruitment QueriesHR Queries
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Social Sciences & Law
Professional Services
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty of Life Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Science


HR Operations


  Faculty / Department           Head of HR Business Partnering/Senior HR Business Partner HR Officer                  
Faculty of Engineering Catherine Stuart

Imogen Barfield

Catherine Manning

Faculty of Social Sciences & Law Melanie Wise / Emma Doherty Caroline Veale
    Jess Cain
Faculty of Health Sciences Rachel Shimeld Dorette Morgan
    Dorieke van den Brom
    Lorna Carswell
Faculty of Arts Melanie Wise / Emma Doherty Dawn Freeman
    Jess Cain
Faculty of Life Sciences Stela Holder / Maria Hanks Jane Hewson
Faculty of Science Stela Holder / Ruth Hann Laura Balkwill
Professional Services Anna Duncan & Paula Stirling Julie Brown
    Viv Bewley
    Natalie Mueller
    Ed de Croos
    Neil Buttery


 Organisational Development


Staff Development - Academic Staff Development  
Simon Swales  Head of Academic Staff Development
Jane Pritchard  Staff Development Manager (Academic Staff)
Kathryn Miller  Leadership Development Manager 
Claire Wrixon  Staff Development Officer (Academic Staff)
Louise Howson  Staff Development Officer (Academic Staff)
Gonzalo Velasco Berenguer       GW4 Administrative Assistant
Mike Gulliver  Staff Development Officer (Academic Staff)
Katie Manktelow  Researcher Development Adviser
Julian Kendell  Educational Developer PDP
Emilie Poletto-Lawson  Educational Developer
Emily Derbyshire  GW4 Developing People Administrative Assistant
Sarah Armstrong  Administrative Team Manager
Alice Kwong  Administrator
Jon Tilley  Administrator
Magda Clark  Administrator

Rachel Dill



Staff Development 
Clare Brophy     Staff Coaching Service Manager
Kate Butler Staff Development Manager (Coaching) 
Sarah McCowen     Staff Development Manager (Coaching) 
Claire Kinsley Staff Engagement Manager (Staff Engagement)
Katie Baynton-Glen Staff Development Adviser (Staff Engagement)
Holly McMahon Staff Engagement Administrator
Ros Hitchen Head of Professional Services Staff Development
Allison McRitchie Staff Development Officer (Staff Engagement)
Lydia Klimecki Staff Development Adviser (Leadership / Management) (Maternity Leave until Aug 2019) 
Bethan Turner Staff Development Officer (Leadership / Management)
Holly Inness Staff Development Adviser (Leadership / Management)
Holly Kennelly Staff Development Administrator (Leadership / Management)
Ciaran O'Connell Staff Development Administrator (Leadership / Management)


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Tracy Brunnock      EDI Manager      
Vikki Layton EDI Officer (Currently on Maternity Leave)
Farhan Cheema EDI Officer (Race)
Ellen Edenbrow  EDI Adviser
Les Finnemore EDI Officer (Gender)
Rebecca Scott EDI Officer (Projects)
Alex Hall EDI Officer (Gender)
Lauren Curtis EDI Administrator


Angie Budd          Policy Manager     
Sarah Dietz HR Officer (Policy)
Chris Fussell   Business Intelligence Analyst (part of Strategic Projects Office)
Kat Byrne HR Officer (Policy & Reporting)


Jenny Smith Reward Manager
Rob McCracken      HR Administrator


Neil Garrett           International Mobility Manager   


Richard Boyce Resourcing Manager
Laura Gibson Temporary Staffing Service (TSS) Manager
Harry Cornish Resourcing Adviser
Tracey Evans Resourcing Assistant
Emma Paul Resourcing Adviser (Campaigns)
Clare Stephens International Adviser
Rachel Coggins International Adviser
Harriet Hanson TSS Account Manager     
Lucie Rose TSS Administrator 
Laura Oliver          CAG Administrator
Eva Pekarkova TSS Administrator
Adam Hopton TSS Administrator
Heather Wilson       TSS Administrator
Sacha Russell TSS Adviser


Human Resources Management
Claire Buchanan      Chief People Officer
James Bigwood Director of People and Organisational Development 
Alison Wall Head of HR Operations
Jayne Oram Head of HR Central Support
Sarah Haworth Senior Executive Assistant and PA to CPO (Tues, Weds, Fri)      
Hannah Taylor HR Executive Assistant


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