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Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Professional service leads for faculty leadership

The diagram below shows the strategic professional services leadership team for the Faculty of Health and Life 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
Rachel Burn
Deputy Director of Faculty Operations

Jo Shuttleworth

Faculty Executive Officer
Sarah Downing
Director of Cornwall Operations
Amie Fulton
Deputy Director of Cornwall Operations
Business Manager to the DVC, Cornwall
Catriona Taylor
Department/Institute Managers
Vicky Jackson (Biosciences Department Manager)
Chloe Lambert (Health and Care Professions Department Manager)
Josie Sweetland (Psychology Department Manager)
Starr Young (Clinical and Biomedical Sciences Department Manager)
Kirsty Mushing (Health and Community Sciences Department Manager)
Vicki McKenna (Public Health and Sports Sciences Department Manager)
Vicky Jackson (interim) (University Research Institute Manager (Living Systems Institute))
Executive Support  

Becky Jones (Senior Executive Assistant) – supports Professor Sallie Lamb (Pro-Vice-Chancellor) and Professor Clive Ballard (Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Dean)

Lucy Buckland (Senior Executive Assistant) – supports Professor Ian Fussell (Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education)

Brendan Johnson (Administrator) – supports Rachel Burn (Director of Faculty Operations) and Jo Shuttleworth (Deputy Director of Faculty Operations)

Lucy Barrie (Executive Assistant) – supports Professor Chrissie Thirlwell (Associate Dean for Clinical Relationships) and Dr Daryl Wilkerson (Associate Dean Education)

Susan McGowan (Executive Assistant) – supports Professor Anni Vanhatalo (Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research and Impact ) and Professor Huw Williams (Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement)

Wendie Burden (Executive Assistant) – supports Professor Jo Bowtell (Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor)

If you are unsure who to contact, or for general enquiries relating to the senior academic team, please email

External Engagement & Global Partner
Ian Watson
Alumni Engagement and Volunteering Manager

Imogene Halsey Dudley:

Laura Blundell (from 03.01.23)

Alumni Engagement and Volunteering Officer
Imogene Halsey Dudley
Alumni Engagement Officer (Sport)
Natalie Swain
Head of Development (HLS)

Alison Sopp:

Helen Cox (from 03.01.23)

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
Charlotte Elson
Faculty Communications Manager
Catherine Moore
General Enquiries
International student recruitment

Robin Rhodes

Liam Roberts

Widening participation 

Caspian Robson

Press and PR

Lou Vennells

Student recruitment

Aku Clemmet

Charlotte Langdon-Clince

Chris Bissel
External Engagement & Global Partner  (Cornwall)


Global Partnerships Lead (Cornwall)
Stuart Westhead

View the External Engagement and Global division website»

Senior Education Partner
Tim Rushforth
Deputy Education Partner
Chloe Sharpe
Education Partner (Cornwall)
Catriona Taylor

View the Education and Academic Services Division website»

Head of Health, Life Sciences, Security and Corporate Partnerships (IIB Partner)

Roxana Andrusca

Head of IIB, Cornwall

Louise Osborne


View the Innovation, Impact and Business Division website»

Strategic Planning Partner
Dr Lara Whiteman
Health and Safety Lead
Charles Harrison

View the Corporate Services Division website»

Head of Finance (HASS)

Marion Williams

Faculty Senior Management Accountant

David Philips

Space and Infrastructure Lead

India Lucas-Odgers


View the Finance, Infrastructure and Commercial Services Division website»

Senior Human Resources Partner

Angela Boyd

Human Resources Partner

Faye Driscoll

Recruitment Lead

Harriet Webber

Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Lead


Human Resources Partner (Cornwall)

Sandra McArthur


View the Human Resources Division website»

IT Services
General IT Support
James Bingham
IT Partner (Cornwall)

View the IT Division website»

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

Adrian Bailey

Technical Services Faculty Partner (Streatham)

Dr Judith Bannerman

Technical Services Faculty Partner (St Luke's and NHS)

Dr Charlotte Cook

Funder Cluster Lead & Research Services Partner (Cornwall)

Chloe Onoufriou

Technical Services Faculty Partner (Cornwall)

Adrian Watson

University Research Institute Manager
Vicky Jackson (interim) University Research Institute Manager (Living Systems Institute)
Funder cluster leads (facing HLS)
Roz Harrison

View the Research Services Division website»