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Information for Penryn Campus staff

The current staff pages contain all staff-related information, including news, facilities, personnel and staff development information for all University of Exeter staff.

Aerial photo of Penryn Campus

Events planning toolkit

The Events Planning toolkit includes checklists, templates and other resources to help event organisers. All University of Exeter staff and students are welcome to use and share this resource.

In addition, the Health and Safety Event Management Standard explains the actions that are required by any person defined as an organiser of events on University managed premises (including campus grounds).


  1. Planning an event
  2. Booking facilities and audiovisual equipment
  3. Guidance for online events
  4. Budget and costing events
  5. Marketing and publicity
  6. Risk assessments, Prevent and GDPR

Guidance for online events

  • Please visit our dedicated webpage for guidance on planning and organising an online event. This page provides more information, contact details for technical support, along with tips and links to external resources to help you plan and deliver an event online.

Upcoming events

Contact us

We welcome enquiries and suggestions to provide additional information as necessary. If you have any questions, please email or contact a member of the team.

Room Bookings

To book most of the meeting rooms, seminar rooms or hybrid spaces on Penryn Campus you can use the Semestry Room Booking service.

Information about shared teaching spaces, including room photos, capacities and AV provision, can be found in Room Layouts PDF 2019

Video Conferencing

For a list of Video Conferencing Platforming Availability in Teaching Rooms on the Penryn Campus, click here (PDF)‌.

Please also read the Frequently Asked Questions which outline these in more detail. 

If you wish to book a video conference meeting please send us an email, as Web Room Bookings cannot be used for this. Video conference meetings are available on the Penryn Campus in the Daphne du Maurier rooms, the Peter Lanyon rooms, the Exchange rooms and in the Tremough House Meeting Room.

Other bookable spaces

Dept Room Location Capacity Facilities Book
CEC Athenaeum room 3039
(Also staff room - not suitable for high profile or confidential meetings)
DDM floor 3, Ecology and Conservation 20-30

(Not supported by AV team)

Book space here or contact a member of the CEC Admin team

CEC Aquarium room 3049 DDM floor 3, Ecology and Conservation 6  VC
(Not supported by AV team)

Book space here or contact a member of the CEC Admin team

*ESI Richard Trevithick ESI ground floor  24 Boardroom
40 Seminar
3 sections of 8


Hybrid facilities

Contact a member of the ESI Admin team or call 
01326 259490
*ESI Elizabeth Carne ESI floor 1 8


Hybrid facilities

Book space here
*ESI Davies Gilbert ESI floor 1 8 Hybrid facilities Book space here

 * Please note the ESI meeting rooms cannot be booked for Undergraduate or Postgraduate teaching sessions and the use of the rooms should relate to Environment and Sustainability research.

Professional services

The Cornwall Communications and Marketing team are responsible for both internal and external communications at the University's Penryn and Truro campuses. Collectively, we can assist you with press releases, webpages, newsletters, promotion of events, advertising, public relations, and more. We run the UniExeCornwall social media accounts and the Cornwall webpages. We work closely with colleagues in the central Communications and Strategic Marketing teams, FX Plus, Falmouth and Exeter Students' Union and Falmouth University to support our staff and students. We also produce the termly Community Newsletter with colleagues at Falmouth.

Rachel Caunter Campaign Manager, Cornwall Professional Services Hub, Tremough House
Melissa Ward Communications and Marketing Officer

Professional Services Hub, Tremough House
Aurora Moxon Communications and Marketing Assistant Professional Services Hub, Tremough House
Comms Team Communications Team shared inbox  

Please note that media enquiries should be directed to the central Press Office via or +44 (0) 01392 722391.


The Events Management team is responsible for delivering events ranging from building openings and guest lectures to VIP visits and holiday celebrations. It can provide assistance with many aspects of events, including selection of catering options, room bookings, signage, parking and transportation options, and itineraries.

Louise Misselbrook Events Officer 01326 371805 PL A063

Our Education Support Services team provides programme administration, support, and advice for all undergraduate and taught postgraduate students across all colleges on our Penryn Campus.

Our Penryn Information Point is the first port of call for all student programme administration queries. You can e-mail, call 01326 371800 or pop in to see us at the Penryn Information Pointin Peter Lanyon Building, Ground Floor (9:00-17:00 Monday to Friday).

We provide support and advice for the following:

  • Programme administration
  • Assignment submission and feedback
  • Mitigation and support
  • Timetable enquiries
  • Registration, Interruption and Withdrawal processes
  • Student Letters
  • Student unicards and building access
  • Module selection, allocation and changes
Staff name ESS team role  
Terri Stoddern Education Support Manager (HUB)  
Liz Fath Education Support Advisor (HUB)  
Hayley Edwards Education Support Advisor (HUB)  
Jess Allsop Student and Education Support Administrator  
Bea Underwood Student and Education Support Administrator  
Nicky Cocksedge Student and Education Support Administrator (Currently on secondment)   Covered by Jenni Lawson 
Beth Hall Student and Education Support Administrator (Currently on secondment)  Covered by Janice Edgerton
Ceri Harvey Student and Education Support Administrator  
Melodie Oliver Student and Education Support Assistant  
Heidi Glenister Student and Education Support Assistant  
Janice Edgerton Student and Education Support Assistant (Currently on secondment) Vacancy
Amanda Neal  Student and Education Support Assistant  
Lauren Cowie Student and Education Support Assistant  
Helen Vosper Student and Education Support Administrator  

Students in Cornwall have a dedicated Education Welfare team which operates alongside Wellbeing support services run by Fxplus.

Your Education Welfare team in Penryn is made up of – 

Alex Lewis  Education Welfare Manager
Fiona Williams  Education Welfare Adviser 
Sally Wears Education Welfare Adviser
Tracey Burrell  Education Welfare Officer

The team are based within the Peter Lanyon building and are here should you need advice and guidance on how best to support a student or would like to make a referral. Full information on Wellbeing support in Cornwall and our service can be accessed via our webpage

We are a world leading, transdisciplinary research and education Centre informing the future health of the planet and people. We conduct world-class research, investigating the complex interdependencies between environment and human health, influencing decision makers at local, national and international scales.

You can find out about our people here or to get in touch visit our contact us page.

Heather Platt PGR Support Officer 01392 726295   Masters Suite
Rosie Logiudice PGR Support Officer 01392 726295   Masters Suite
Monique Clark PGR Administrator 01392 726295 Masters Suite

The Cornwall finance team consists of members of both the Professional Services Financial Planning and Reporting Team and the Procurement Operations Team. The team are on campus together on Tuesday’s in Castle room in Tremough House and can be found across campus on other days. Please contact us if you would like support, we are happy to meet face to face or via teams.

Operations and Procurement Team

The proactive central hub for all things Finance in Cornwall. We aim to engage, at the local level, with all staff and local suppliers, to ensure smooth running and value for money is achieved in purchasing. We are available to provide support with all areas of T1 including purchasing, expenses, advances & purchase card reconciling, as well as helping with anything you are unsure about. Please do not hesitate to contact the team.

Rob Aggett Procurement Operations Team Leader
Alison Webb Procurement Operations Advisor
Mick Blything Procurement Operations Advisor
Rachel Cole-Powney Procurement Operations Assistant

Professional Services Financial Planning and Reporting Team

The Cornwall Accountant based on the Penryn campus deals with the financial relationship management of the shared services partners across the campuses, including Falmouth University, FXPlus and The Falmouth and Exeter Student Union. More specifically dealing with the budget management of the Cornwall Direct Services and Cornwall Capital Budgets. Close links are maintained with all finance teams in Exeter.

Kellie Martin Cornwall Accountant

The Penryn Field Trips team supports residential field trips in the UK and abroad for students on taught programmes. We assist with the logistics of a trip from the planning stage right through to departure, continuing to respond to any issues while the trip is in progress.

We advise on the University’s required paperwork and approval procedures along with additional details essential to the success of the excursion.

This can include:

  • Liaison with academic staff regarding the requirements for their field trip
  • Collecting student and staff information relevant to the trip
  • Booking transport and accommodation
  • Arranging payments for bookings
  • Liaison with the Welfare team
  • Requesting travel insurance cover
  • General advice and guidance

We assist the academics leading field trips, communicate with students to gather necessary information and help with any queries working with our University and external partners to ensure any health or accessibility needs are addressed. As a trip nears, we provide a folder for the leaders to take with them containing key information and guidance for use in any emergency.

Please note, the team only supports residential field trips leaving from Penryn Campus. Our team is based in the Peter Lanyon building. For any queries, you can contact us via email:

Sara Carella-Lyne Global Opportunities and Field Trips Support Officer  
Rachel Scofield Global Opportunities and Field Trips Support Officer  
Bill Thompson Field Trips Coordinator  

Please see this page for essential information on planning field trips - UK and International Residential Field Course planning information

The Innovation Exeter team in Penryn can offer tailored packages of support to suit the needs of business that range from large multinational organisations to microbusinesses. 



Lisa Beverley-Jones Project Manager
Chloe Bines Impact & Partnership Development Officer - National Trust Partnerships
Dan Bloomfield Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Nature recovery & Food Systems
Kara Bogus Head of Exeter Innovation Cornwall
Katie Cooke Circular Economy Hub Manager
Colette Defoe IPDM (Impact Partnership Development Manager) Defence, Security and Conflict
Ronan Doyle Impact & Partnership Development Officer - Arca
Emily Easman Project Coordinator Circular Economy Hub
Claire Eatock Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Georesources & Marine Systems
James Grant Head of Business Development Cornwall
Alex Huke Head of Environment & Clean Growth
Mary Hesling Project Manager - ARCA
Tim Hunt Impact & Partnership Development Officer - Arca
Hatty Hopkinson Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Skills (Evolve Futures)
Andre Koch Impact & Partnership Development Officer - Arca
Peter Lefort Green Futures Network
Jonathan Maiden Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Marine & Clean Energy (Evolve Futures)
Emma McBurney Impact & Partnership Development Manager - ECEHH & Project Lead - Evolve Futures
Charlotte Mitchell SPF Programme Administrator
Louise Osborne Assistant Director - Skills & Regional Engagement
Nicholas Pearson Start-Up Programme Manager (interim)
Carolynne Pettit Senior Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Met4Tech
Chris Phillips Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Net Zero & Project Lead - Green Futures
Johnny Pope  Industrial Impact Fellow - Evolve Futures
Mistralle Reid
Exeter Innovation Cornwall Administrator 
Katie Riesner
Impact & Partnership Development Officer - Arca
Nicola Rowe ESIF Programme Administrator
Victoria Smyth Project Co-ordinator - Met4Tech
Frances Tanner Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Start-Up (Evolve Futures)
Zoe Underwood ESIF Programme Administrator
Jodie West Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Culture Cornwall
Devi Whittle Kernow Sat 1 Programme Manager
Kirsten Whiting
Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Inclusive Growth
Claire Wilcox SPF Programme Administrator
Steph Wilk Impact & Partnership Development Officer - Green Futures
Jim Williams EIP Manager IP, Cornwall
Marcus Winter Impact & Partnership Development Manager - Biodiversity (Green Futures)
Susie Wood  Impact & Partnership Development Officer - Arca

The International Student Support Office is dedicated to advising and supporting non-UK students in a range of areas including:

  • Pre-arrival information
  • Airport Collection Service (September)
  • Orientation programmes & events
  • Global Chums Cornwall mentoring scheme
  • One-to-one information and advice on immigration, visa extensions & post-study work visas
  • Supporting diversity events on campus
  • Your International Newsletter

Advice is offered free of charge and without discrimination. The service operates according to the UKCISA/AISO Code of Ethics for advising international students. Immigration advice meets the strict rules and standards of the Office Immigration Services Commissioner.

Sarah Batchelor is the International Student Adviser based at the Penryn Campus. Students should be directed to view the range of services available from the International Student Support team on: Access our Service. Members of staff can get in touch by emailing on

Research Services provides support for researchers in Cornwall in a number of areas, including:

  • Funding advice
  • Bid development
  • Grant budget management
  • Research grant project management

Our email addresses are: for any general queries about research applications or awards for any queries specifically relating to EU applications or awards

Staff name Role
Ruth Banyard Research Finance Manager 
Alan Bray Research Finance Administrator 
Irene Christophers Project Administrator (Convex Seascape Survey)
Amanda Goodwin Project Manager (GCFaH)
James Harris Research Finance Assistant Manager 
Karen Jeffers Project Manager (KaLi)
Jack Johnson Research Finance Administrator
Emma Lamb Project Administrator
Xiaolu Liu Research Finance Assistant Manager
Hannah Mackintosh Research Development Manager, Research Services Discipline Lead for Earth and Environmental Sciences, and European Centre for Environment and Human Health
Lily McConkey Research Finance Administrator
Jane Phelps  Research Finance Assistant Manager
Lauren Pickard Research Finance Manager
Harriet Reed Project Administrator (RENEW)
Jane Rowe

Research Development Manager, Research Services Discipline Lead for Ecology & Conservation and Renewable Energy (Engineering)

Clare Rule Research Finance Assistant Manager
Sam Sadler Research Finance Assistant Manager (EU)
David Scott Research Development Advisor
Chloe Severn Project Manager (Convex Seascape Survey)
Becca Short Project Manager (RENEW)
Jen Siggs

Head of Research (Cornwall); Cornwall Research Services and Doctoral College Partner

Research Services Discipline Lead for HASS Cornwall and Management Cornwall (interim)

 Emily Squire  Project Administrator (SEACHANGE)
 Kelly Stevens  Project Administrator (RENEW)
 Alecia Viljoen Project Administrator (Multi-layered defences)
Hannah Westlake Project Administrator (MUSIC)

The Student Access, Recruitment and Admissions team aim to attract and recruit high quality, dedicated students, regionally, nationally, and internationally, who wish to study at the Penryn Campus. The Student Recruitment Operations team and the Access, Participation and Outreach team organise open days, UCAS conventions, campus tours, and outreach events, both on campus and in local schools. The Admissions team provide advice on requirements for each programme, and processes applications for all undergraduate and postgraduate applicants for the Penryn Campus.

More information can be found on the Student Access, Recruitment and Admissions webpages

You can send general enquiries to the team at, UG admissions enquiries to, and PG admissions enquiries to Alternatively, you can call the team on +44 (0)1326 371801.

Student Recruitment Operations

Sorrel Warnes-York Student Recruitment Manager
Laura Drinkwater Student Recruitment Customer Experience Manager
Hayley McCormack Student Recruitment, Admissions and Events Officer
Ebony Houghton Student Recruiment Operations Coordinator
Chris Bissell Student Recruiment Operations Coordinator
Nicole Collins Student Recruitment Experience Project Officer

Access, Participation and Outreach

Lilly Moore WP Coordinator, HaSS Cornwall

International Student Adviser

Sarah Batchelor - on maternity leave
Natalie Battelle - maternity cover


SEAS is home to Professional Services teams that deliver support and educational experiences to enhance student careers, employability and employment throughout the student journey. Whilst some aspects of the service are delivered from the Streatham campus, there is a dedicated team based at the Penryn campus supporting students with in-curriculum employability and placement modules and extra-curricular opportunities for personal and professional development. The SEAS Cornwall team also incorporates field trip support via our Global Opportunities team. 

Francesca Crickmere SEAS Cornwall Manager 01326 259316

Employer Engagement and Student Employment

Andy Major Employer Engagement & Events Coordinator


Employer Engagement Support Officer (Placements)
Ellie Bisson-Brewer Employment Engagement Support Officer (Events)
Laura Gallagher  Employer Engagement Administrator
Jess Merivale-Perry Employer Engagement Administrator
Sarah Hambury Employer Engagement Administrator
Holly Goldsworthy Employer Engagement Administrator


 Global Partnerships

Kayleigh Sandercock Programme and Global Employability Officer

Information & Systems / Global Opportunities

Sharron Curtis Career Zone Officer
Bill Thompson Field Trip Coordinator
Rachel Scofield Global Opportunities and Field Trip Support Officer
Sara Carella-Lyne Global Opportunities and Field Trip Support Officer

Student Employability & Development

Rachel Coombes Employability & Careers Consultant (career break until September 2024)
Sunny Lalli Employability & Careers Consultant
Laura Bevans Employability & Careers Consultant
Nicky Hutchinson Employability & Careers Consultant
Ben Toulson Employability & Careers Consultant (Placements)
Dave Gyll-Murray Employability & Placement Advisor (Placements) 
Richard Prest Employability & Placement Advisor (Placements) 
Helen Power Employability & Placement Advisor (Placements) 
Rachel Haddy Employability & Placement Advisor (Skills)

Academic Faculties and Operations

All our faculties are represented on Cornwall Campuses including the following Departments, Institutes and Programmes.

Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy (ESE)

Earth and Environmental Science including the Camborne School of Mines (CSM)
Centre for Ecology and Conservation
Centre for Geography and Environmental Science
Renewable Energy Engineering
Environment and Sustainability Institute
University of Exeter Business School
The Business School's BSc Business programme is a career-focused business and management programme based at our Penryn Campus. From September 2023 we will also offer Masters’ programmes including MSc Sustainable Business Management, with the pathways MSc Sustainable Business Management: Tourism & MSc Sustainable Business Management: Environment.

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

The European Centre for the Environment & Human Health is based in the Peter Lanyon Building on Penryn Campus.
Part of the University Medical School, is at The Knowledge Spa on our Truro Campus

Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS)

HASS Cornwall
Humanities and Social Sciences, Penryn includes History, Law, Literature, Modern Languages and Politics.
Exeter Law School, Cornwall


Cornwall Operations

Amie Fulton Director of Cornwall Operations 01326 371886
Catriona Taylor Business Manager to Martin Siegert, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Cornwall  
Helen Wonnacott Executive P.A to Martin Siegert & Amie Fulton

01326 371818

Josie Turner Senior Education Partner, Cornwall  
Emma Clark Head of External Engagement and Global, Cornwall  
Dr Adrian Watson Technical Services Partner, Cornwall  
Vanessa Leatherdale  PA to Heads of Department - Professors Hodgson, Sanders, and Scourse  
Lisa Morgan  Department Manager - Ecology and Conservation 01326 255761 
Jen Milsom  Department Manager - Earth and Environmental Science  
Mark Plummer Department Manager - HaSS Penryn and Speak out Guardian (Cornwall)  01326 259252
Ali Bearhop Programme & Education Coordinator (Business School) 01326 259259
Sally Bennett Senior Faculty Administrator, PA to Dave Hosken DPVC  01326 255986
Stephen Mugglestone  Department Administrator - Centre for Ecology and Conservation  
Jake Mackintosh Department Administrator - HaSS Cornwall  
Amy Tregidgo Department Administrator - HaSS Cornwall (job share)  
Dan Adeyemi  Graduate Business Partner, Student Experience and Success - HaSS Cornwall  
Cath Bissett Senior College Services Administrator, PA to Stu Bearhop APVC Global 01326 253589 


Sarah Ashton Institute and Research Manager - ESI 01326 253756
Amy Lloyd Foster Senior Administrator - ESI  01326 259160
Amrita Sharma PA to the ESI Director 01326 259424
Kate Pennington-Wilson ESI Receptionist 01326 259490


Human Resources 

Sandra McArthur

HR Partner Cornwall


Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity 

Rae Preston

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor (Cornwall) /
Athena Swan Charter Manager