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Director of Communications

Lauren Basham

Executive Assistant


James Hardy

Acting Director of Communications

Andrew Aldridge

Head of Internal Communications/Deputy Director

Barney Brown

Head of Digital Communications

Dr Matthew Norton

Head of Strategic Communications/Deputy Director



Contact the News team  

Paul Casciato

Communications Manager – News +44 (0)1223 332306

Paul Seagrove

Communications Manager – Widening Participation and Access +44 (0)1223 766762

Stephen Bevan

Communications Manager – News +44 (0)1223 339209


Research Communications

Contact the Research Communications team  
Craig Brierley Head of Research Communications
Responsible for: School of Clinical Medicine
+44 (0)1223 766205

Charis Goodyear

Communications Co-ordinator  
Fred Lewsey Communications Manager (Research)
Responsible for: School of the Humanities and Social Sciences
+44 (0)1223 765566
Jacqueline Garget Communications Manager (Research)
Responsible for: School of Biological Sciences
+44 (0)1223 765764
Louise Walsh

Communications Manager – Features

+44 (0)1223 765443
Sarah Collins Communications Manager (Research)
Responsible for: School of Technology, School of the Physical Sciences
+44 (0)1223 765542
Sarah Fell

Communications Manager – Business and Enterprise

Tom Almeroth-Williams Communications Manager (Research)
Responsible for: School of Arts and Humanities, Non-School Institutions
+44 (0)1223 761673


Design team


Balvir Friers

Head of Design

Alison Fair

Communications Designer

Marco Constantinou

Communications Designer

Suvi Roberts

Communications Officer – Design and Editorial


Internal Communications

Contact the Internal Communications Team

Chris Stanley

Internal Communications Manager – Finance Transformation Programme

Cordelia Brown

Internal Communications Adviser – Change and Recovery

Hanna Weibye

Internal Communications Manager – Staff

Jo Dickson

Internal Communications Manager – HR Transformation Programme

Kate Waters

Internal Communications Lead – Change and Recovery

Nicola Lawrence

Internal Communications Manager – Finance

Pen McCarthy

Internal Communications Manager – Students and Education


Internal Communications Adviser – Staff


Office Operations


Claire Harper

Office Manager

Zoe Smith

Communications Administrator


Public Affairs

Contact the Public Affairs team

Anne-Cécile Larribau

Head of Public Affairs

Alistair Currie

Public Affairs Co-ordinator

Amy Trevethan

Public Affairs Manager – National Politics


Public Affairs Manager – Local Politics


Public Engagement

 Contact the Public Engagement team

Dr Lucinda Spokes

Head of Public Engagement
David Cain

Public Engagement and Festival Manager – Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Hannah Jackson

Public Engagement Administration Assistant
Jenny Williams

Public Engagement and Festival Coordinator – Schools and Family

Mandy Garner

Communications Officer – Festival

Dr Selen Etingu-Breslaw

Public Engagement and Impact Manager


Public Engagement and Festival Officer (Communities)


Social and Audiovisual Communications

Contact the Social and AV team

Amy Mollett

Head of Social and Audiovisual
Adam Page

Student Communications Co-ordinator

Ibrahim Rahman

Social Media Assistant

Jonathan Settle

New Media Manager

Lloyd Mann

Communications Officer – Film and Digital Media
Nick Saffell

Communications Officer – Film and Digital Media

Sarah-Jean Ng

Digital Communications Assistant – Social Channels


Brand and Trademark

Contact Trademark and Brand Team

Andrea Ward

Head of Brand and Trademark


Brand Protection and Trademark Administrator


Web and Email Communications

Contact the Web and Email team
Ashley Coidan

Head of Web and Email Communications

Liam Morgan

Digital Communications Assistant – Direct Channels

William Kerslake

Web Content Manager


Contact us

In the first instance, please email all enquiries to

If you have not received a reply to your message and your enquiry is urgent, please call +44 (0)7879 116949.