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Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Professional service leads for faculty leadership

The diagram below shows the strategic professional services leadership team for the Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences. They provide a key role supporting the faculty with strategic advice and information and connecting with the professional service teams providing essential services to academics.

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Director of Faculty Operations
Tom Begbie
Deputy Director of Faculty Operations
Faculty Executive Officer
Emily Morris
Director of Cornwall Operations
Amie Fulton
Deputy Director of Cornwall Operations
Business Manager to the DVC, Cornwall
Catriona Taylor
Department/School/Institute Managers

Charlie Rushforth (Classics, Ancient History, Religion and Theology Department Manager)
Karin Venema (Archaeology and History Department Manager)
Charlie Rushforth (Communications, Drama and Film Department Manager)
Susan Leedham (English and Creative Writing Department Manager)
Ongoing recruitment (School of Education Department Manager)

Mark Plummer (HASS Penryn Department Manager )
Steve Bassett (Languages, Cultures and Visual Studies Department Manager)
Ongoing recruitment (University Research Institute Manager (Societies and Cultures Institute)

Dan Frost (Law School Department Manager)
Hannah Corfield (Social and Political Sciences, Philosophy and Anthropology Department Manager)
Ongoing recruitment (Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies Department Manager)


Administrative Support


Senior Administrative Contacts

Kristen Brind (Faculty business)

Jane Browning (Faculty business)

Ellie Anderson (Department business)

Lotte Keetch (Department business)

HASS Faculty Operations – Faculty support

Molly Coleman (Supporting the PVC)

Emilia Slawkowska (Supporting the DPVCs)

Lauren Strimer (Supporting the APVC Research & Impact and the APVC Business, Engagement & Innovation)

Alice Foulkes (Supporting to APVC Global & External Engagement and the APVC Educations & Student Experience)

Liza Cheshire (Supporting the Director of Faculty Operations and the Deputy Director of Faculty Operations)

HASS Faculty Operations – Departmental support

Gemma Stuart (Supporting Communications, Drama, Film department)

Edward Whiteoak (Supporting English & Creative Writing department)

Daniel McLoughlin (Supporting Languages, Cultures & Visual Studies department)

Jo Smithson (Supporting the School of Education)

Sarah Firman (Supporting the Institute of Arabic & Islamic Studies)

Laura Shears and Chloe Hrycyszyn (Supporting SPSPA department)

Oliver Jones (Supporting the Law School)

Jessica Thorn (Supporting Archaeology & History)

Rebecca Barr (Supporting Classics, Ancient History, Religion and Theology) 

Jake MacKintosh and Amy Tregidgo (Supporting HaSS Cornwall)

Chee Wong (Supporting EGENIS)

Melissa Hawkins (Supporting CRPR)

External Engagement & Global Partner
Gemma Bartlett
Alumni Engagement and Volunteering Manager (HASS)
Kate Nicholls
Alumni Engagement and Volunteering Officer (HASS)
Alison Gordon
Alumni Engagement Officer (Sport)
Natalie Swain
Head of Development (HASS)
Simon Tyson
Development Manager
Josh Papanicola
Senior Trust and Foundations Manager
Alison Sopp:
Susanna Bennett:
Head of Campaigns
Lucie Burnett
Digital and website support
Ed Creed
General support
Global Partnerships Lead
Nick Chavasse
Faculty Communications Manager
Catherine Moore
General Enquiries
International student recruitment

Amy Chandler

Press and PR

Kerra Maddern

Andy Merrington

Student recruitment

Eleanor Monger

Tom Allen

Freya Burnside

Widening Participation 

Melissa Barrett

Lily Moore (Cornwall)

Catherine Prowse

External Engagement & Global Partner  (Cornwall)
Global Partnerships Lead (Cornwall)
Stuart Westhead

View the External Engagement and Global division website»

Senior Education Partner
Garth Carey-Jones
Deputy Education Partner
Education Partner (Cornwall)
Catriona Taylor

View the Education and Academic Services Division website»

Head of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (IIB Partner)

Jess Hurrell

Head of IIB, Cornwall

Louise Osborne


View the Innovation, Impact and Business Division website»

Strategic Planning Partner
Susan Fallon
Health and Safety Lead
Liz O'Brien

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Head of Finance (HASS)

Robin Wheeler

Faculty Senior Management Accountant

Andrew Burt

Space and Infrastructure Lead

Andrea Schoefbeck


View the Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services Division website»

Senior Human Resources Partner

Jane Stephenson

Human Resources Partner

Aimee Yates
Catherine Pettett

Recruitment Lead

Amy Baxter

Recruitment Co-ordinator

Richard Sitko

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Lead

Human Resources Partner (Cornwall)

Sandra McArthur


View the Human Resources Division website»

IT Services
General IT Support
Martin Bennie
IT Partner (Cornwall)

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Doctoral College/Innovation, Impact and Business/Research Services Faculty Partner (HASS)

Suzi Masterman

Technical Services Faculty Partner

Jon Primrose

Funder Cluster Lead & Research Services Partner (Cornwall)

Chloe Onoufriou

Technical Services Faculty Partner (Cornwall)

Adrian Watson

University Research Institute Manager

Ongoing recruitment University Research Institute Manager (Societies and Cultures Institute)

Funder cluster leads (facing HASS)

Kevin Sales


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