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Professional Services

We offer a range of professional services that support students, staff and alumni throughout the University.

Academic and Employer Partnerships Office

Head of Academic and Employer Partnerships
Sadaf Alvi |

Academic Partnerships Manager
Tracy Razaghzadeh |

Academic Partnership Development Officer
David Mackrory |

Senior Academic Partnerships Development Officer
Caroline Ward | 

Academic Partnerships Account Manager
Daniel Boatswain |

Academic Partnerships Account Manager
Fouzia Chowdhury |             

Degree Apprenticeships Manager
Guy Thomas |

Academic Registry

Head of Student Immigration and Compliance
Ayesha Awan

Assistant Registrar 
Ian Porton

  • Head of Student Admissions: Janine Callender
  • Timetabling Manager: James Norman
  • Head of Student Records: Reena Sood
  • Assessment Unit Manager:  Debbie Brearley


 Assistant Registrar (Student Systems)   
 Zeeshan Amjad

  • Student Systems Manager: Richard Gibbon
  • Course Records Manager: Carol Elliott
Our dedicated Centre for Student Success is on hand to help students, graduates and employers with employability opportunities.

Estates and facilities

Director of Estates Operations
Rachel Tomlin

Director of Projects and Estates Development
Liam O'Dell

Senior Facilities Manager
Mollie Miller

Facilities Manager (Stratford & USS)
Jason Dickson

Head of Security
Sivakumar Jayaraman (Jay)

Maintenance Operations Manager
Patrick Maher

Project Manager & Assistant Project Manager (Projects & Estates Development)
David Bailey
Bibi Noibi

Space Manager
Dean Pyle

Print Manager
David Knights

Sustainability Projects Officer
Mimi Cedrone


Chief Marketing Officer 
Vanessa Varvas

Director of External Relations
Scott Williams

Acting Director of Marketing and Communications
Donald McLeod

Office Manager
Mark Jackson

  • Head of Student Recruitment and Conversion: Gemma Aggett
  • Deputy Head of Student Recruitment: Sadiya Hussain
  • Head of Marketing: David Smith
  • Head of Events and Alumni: Kelly Atkins
  • Head of International Student Recruitment: Dan Cuffe
  • Head of Design and Digital: Owen Buck
  • Head of Communications: Kiera Hay
  • Head of Outreach and Access: Yvonne Bentley
  • Alumni and Advancement Manager: Charlie Werren
  • CRM and Conversion Manager: Jenny Tomkinson


Press enquiries: or 020 8223 2911


Chief Finance Officer
Dean Curtis

Director of Finance
Ying Kay

Health and Safety

Head of Health and Safety
Del Basi

HR Services

Director of HR
Peter Gregory

IT Services

IT Director
Amanda Niblett

Associate Director of Infrastructure and Applications
Jim Watts

Head of Service Management
Richard Branston

Head of Applications
John Springett

Head of Service Support
Richard Todd

Head of IT Security
Tim Moore

Head of Programme Management
Carolyn Bamborough

Quality Assurance and Enhancement

Head of Quality Assurance and Enhancement
Ian Pearson

Director of Civic Engagement
Gail May

Head of Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Santanu Vasant


Director of Library and Learning Services
Regina Everitt

Head of User Engagement
David Clover

Head of Content and Digital Environments 
Krishna Roy-Chowdhury



Director of Research Operations
Martin Longstaff

Strategic Planning

Director of Strategic Planning
Gideon White

Student Support

Director of Student Support
Nicole Redman

Head of Student Life
John Joe Mulherin

Study Abroad Coordinator
Emily Askins-Healy |

Head of Student Support Hub
Mandy Estridge

Disability and Dyslexia Team Manager
Nigel Meeson 

Head of Student Support and Wellbeing
Stephen Short

Student Money Advice and Rights Team Manager
Sinead McCarthy

Student Retention Manager
Sara Smith

UEL Sports

Director of Sport
Matthew Tansley

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