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 Mark Plummer

Mark Plummer

Department Manager for HaSS Cornwall and Speak Out Guardian (Cornwall)

 01326 370063

 Peter Lanyon A168C / B018E-142


Peter Lanyon Building, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK

 Office hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday - Peter Lanyon office B018E-142 (first floor)

Thursday - Apprenticeship days - out of office

Friday - working from home


Mark manages the Humanities and Social Science Cornwall department on the Penryn Campus. HaSS Cornwall spans the disciplines of English, History, Law, Modern Languages, and Politics. Mark works closely with the Head of Department, Department Leadership Team, the Faculty and Cornwall Executives to support strategy and operations, linking academic staff with professional services colleagues.

Mark was previously Senior Administrator for the Environment and Sustainability Institute, as part of Research Services. Mark worked on secondment with the Straetgic Delivery Unit, project managing the Cornwall Campuses Covid-19 response.


Speak Out Guardianship

Mark is proud to be one of the University's Speak Out Guardians helping create an open culture where all colleagues are actively encouraged and enabled to speak out, specifically about any dignity and respect issues. He has personal experience of the effect that discrimination has on people, especially racism and homophobia. Mark is also one of the University's Domestic Abuse Awareness Champions and a Male Ally.


BA English Language and Literature, Open University (First class)


2022- Department Manager, HaSS Cornwall, University of Exeter

2020-23 Speak Out Guardian, University of Exeter

2020 -21 Project Manager, Cornwall Core Business Response Group, University of Exeter (secondment)

2017 - 2022 Senior Administrator (ESI), University of Exeter

2013-2017 ESI Receptionist, University of Exeter

2009-2013 Deputy Manager, Shearings Holidays Group Ltd.



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