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Human Resources


About HR

The Human Resources (HR) Division supports the achievement of excellence in education, learning and research via the recruitment, retention, reward, recognition and development activities undertaken with and for University staff. In addition, the Division seeks to ensure that the University continues to maintain and enhance its reputation as a leading employer. The HR Division is formed from teams that provide services and support to the University in operations, strategy, personal & professional development, and postdoctoral matters.

Contact Details

Click on each section below for contact details:

HR Directorate  

Emma Stone

Director of Human Resources

(7) 65353

Andrea (Andi) Hudson

Assistant Director of Human Resources (Operations) 

(7) 65907

David Field

Assistant Director of Human Resources (Strategy)

(7) 64011

Suzanne Fowler

Assistant Director of Human Resources (Strategy)

(career break)

Name Position Tel. Email
Margareta Marton
Assistant to the Director of Human Resources
Deborah Jones
Assistant Registrary
Rachel Machon
Supporting Our Staff Lead – ourcambridge
Anne Pollintine
HR Strategic Project Manager (Teaching only Career Paths & UPS)

Emma Mason

Cultural Change Project Manager


Thuy Niven

HR Strategic Project Manager (maternity leave)

Liz Allan Staff Survey Lead 07920 492244
1. HR Advisory Service

The HR Advisory Service works with the Schools on HR queries, employee relations issues, organisational change and HR projects, and facilitates annual reward and other regular University‑wide exercises. Comprises of HR Business Managers, HR Advisers and HR Administrators.

HR Business Managers

Name Position Contact
Steph Lott HR Business Manager - UAS & Council NSIs (7)65933
Catrin Parker HR Business Manager - Registrary's Office, Vice-Chancellor's Office, CUDAR & Strategic Partnerships Office (7)61587
Laura Bowden HR Business Manager - Arts & Humanities & GB NSIs (7)65036
Justin Greene HR Business Manager - Biological Sciences (7)64130
Caroline Newman HR Business Manager - Clinical Medicine (7)67836
Louise Akroyd HR Business Manager - Physical Sciences (7)65821
Tracy Brooks HR Business Manager - Technology (7)64500
Karen Langford HR Business Manager - Humanities & Social Sciences  (3)30235

HR Advisers

Name  Position Contact
Jillian Scotney Senior HR Adviser (7)64582
Kat Fahey Senior HR Adviser - Clinical Medicine (7)64580
Jo Patrickson HR Adviser - UAS & Council NSIs (7)65121
Helen Gray HR Adviser - UAS & Council NSIs (3)39886
Sarah Crossman Assistant HR Adviser - UAS & Council NSIs (7)65658
Kusam Leal HR Adviser - Arts & Humanities & GB NSIs (7)61585
Sophie McDougall HR Adviser - Biological Sciences (7)60040
Alexandra (Alex) King HR Adviser - Biological Sciences (UBS) (7)64537
Michelle Batty HR Adviser - Biological Sciences (Vet Med) (7)60343
Julie (Jules) Pearson HR Adviser - Biological Sciences (MRC Toxicology)


Kaitlin Birrell Assistant HR Adviser - Biological Sciences (3)32267
Lisa Clare HR Adviser - Clinical Medicine (7)61447
Victoria Grenville HR Adviser - Clinical Medicine (3)35648
Sian Miller Assistant HR Adviser - Clinical Medicine (7)69256
Catherine Upton Assistant HR Adviser - Clinical Medicine (3)36925
Stuart Thorburn HR Adviser - Humanities & Social Sciences (7)64614
Catrin Parker HR Adviser - Physical Sciences (7)61587
Jackie Stone HR Adviser - Physical Sciences (7)65544
Emma Newman HR Adviser - Technology (7)65809
Claire Dillon HR Adviser (7)60534

HR Administrators

Name  Position Contact
Lorna Castle Senior HR Administrator (3)32850

Michelle Caspersz

Saleem Dawe

Lewis Meek

Laura Murzinaite

Quo Pham

HR Admin Team


Hannah Bavalia HR Administrator - Clinical Medicine (7)64208
Sarah Christofides HR Administrator - Clinical Medicine (7)62551
Polly Fellows HR Administrator - Clinical Medicine  (3)31778


2. HR Shared Services

Delivers the transactional HR service, including immigration and compliance, the CHRIS helpdesk, and the Temporary Employment Service, and leads on HR business process improvement.


Name Position Contact
Sarah Hickling HR Shared Services Manager



Recruitment Services

Name Position Contact
Susan Wilson Recruitment Team Leader (3)32349

Roma Deane

Alexandra Nutt

Louise Rabbett

New Appointments Team (7)61200

Sarah Moss

Andrew Smith

Amendments Team (7)61201
Victoria Ahulu Adminstrative Assistant (7)64237

HR Systems Training & Helpdesk

Name Position Contact
Hazel Turton HR Systems Trainer & Helpdesk Manager (7)64210

Isobel Milner

James Bowe (on secondment)


HR Systems Helpdesk Advisers (7)60999

Immigration and Compliance

Name Position Contact
Graeme Ross Immigration and Compliance Manager (7)68808
Karen Bresler Compliance Administrator (7)68808
Emma Chambers Compliance Administrator (7)68808
Alison McKeegan Compliance Administration Assistant (3)32321
Louise Rabbett Compliance Administration Assistant (7)68808

Temporary Employment Service (TES)

Name Position Contact
Helen Dalgleish TES Manager (7)65876
Kyle Blake Recruitment Co-ordinator (7)65120
Michele Durman Recruitment Co-ordinator (absence) (7)64498
Dominika Gniewek Recruitment Co-ordinator (interim) (7)65784
Stephanie Lawrence Recruitment Co-ordinator (3)32246
Ashley Worman Recruitment Co-ordinator (7)65115
Kinga Kaniewska Office Assistant (3)32348
Emma Smith Office Assistant (7)64498

Business Analysis

Name Position Contact
Dan Ford Business Analyst (7)60013
3. Resourcing

Leads the design and development of recruitment policy and procedures for the University supports professorial and senior academic‑related appointments, staff relocation, international assignments, and redeployment.

Name Position Contact
Sarah Botcherby Resourcing Manager (3)32352
Andrew Rowland Resourcing Adviser


Maria Buckman Global Mobility Co-ordinator (7)60038

Gosia Wloszycka Senior Appointments Adviser


Amara Howell HR Administrator




4. Communications

Oversees internal and external communications including the HR webpages and HR Bulletin.

Name Position  Contact
Nicola Mister HR Communications Manager (maternity leave) (3)39253
Jessie Monck Maternity leave cover for the above (general HR Communications) (7)64133
Vivienne Lee Martinez Maternity leave cover for the above (HR webpages) (7)65808




5. Childcare Office

Oversees the facilities and assistance offered to University staff and students with children, including the University’s day nurseries and the holiday playscheme.

Name Position Contact
Sue Davis Manager of Childcare Services (7)65305
Vicky Cornwell Playscheme Co-ordinator (7)64186
Leanne Deas Deputy Playscheme Co-ordinator (3)30766
Miriam Storey Playscheme Assistant (3)30766
Abi Whitfield Playscheme Assistant (3)30766
Sarah Garrison Childcare and Playscheme Administrator (3)39905
Sarah Barnshaw Childcare Information Adviser (3)2249
Siobhan Lowe Childcare Services Administrator (7)60901
Lynn Barr Childcare Services Administrator (3)32249
Suzie Buttress Activity and Group Leader


6. Programme Management

Manages the programme of People Strategy projects, undertakes strategic planning and research, and works with the project teams to ensure the delivery of initiatives.

Name Position Contact
Vivienne Lee Martinez Programme Manager (7)65808



7. Reward

Supports the development and implementation of policy and structures around pay, benefits and other aspects of reward at the University, provides advice and guidance, and raises awareness across the University of the range of benefits available to staff.  Please note that the Pensions administration team is part of the Finance Division; their contact details can be found at

Name Position Contact
Paul Wales Reward Manager (7)64842
Daniel Bond Reward Adviser (3)32347
Sarah Tucker Reward Adviser (3)32273
Sam Murphy  Reward Adviser (3)32825
Beverly Anderson Reward Co-ordinator (7)60014



8. Equality and Diversity

Supports policy development and implementation, provides advice and guidance, and delivers bespoke School equality and diversity training. Leads the University’s WellCAM programme and administers the Returning Carers Scheme.

Name Position Contact
Miriam Lynn Senior Equality and Diversity Consultant (3)33169
Louise Atkin Equality and Diversity Consultant (7)64091
Joanna Jasiewicz Equality and Diversity Consultant (7)60424
Gina Warren Equality and Diversity Consultant (7)65807
Diane Jeffery Equality and Diversity Events Co-ordinator (7)65304
Karun Maudgil Race Equality Charter Project Co-ordinator (7)65304


9. Policy and Employee Relations

Leads the review, design and development of modern HR policy at the University and works to build and maintain a positive employment relations structure.

For staff queries related to terms and conditions, please contact the HR Advisory Service (see the contact details under Section 1).

Name Position Contact
Janine Payne Employee Relations and Policy Manager (3)30275




10. HR Business Systems and Analysis

Provides reports and analysis of HR data to Committees, Division staff and institutions, and data to external bodies, such as ONS and HESA.  Works with University Information Services on the Division’s strategy for HR systems.

Name Position Contact
Simon Virr HR Information Services Manager (3)32287 (Old Schools) (7)66272 (Roger Needham)
Chris Anthony Reporting and Information Analyst (7)65012
Sarah Peck Reporting and Information Analyst (3)32248
Nicola Turner Functional Analyst (7)65562



11. Grading

Manages the grading service and provides advice on the grading of roles.

Name Position Contact
Philip Willatt Grading Project Lead (7)65178
Paul Robinson Grading Adviser (7)60039
Mary Ongeri Role Analyst
Ewa Bali Grading Adminstrator (7)60042




12. Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Leads on matters relating to the postdoctoral community at the University and provides information for and support to postdocs in both career‑related and pastoral issues, including identifying areas of need and potential improvement and collaborating with other services and organisations.

Name Position  Contact
Karina Prasad Head of Office (3)36713
Liz Simmonds Assistant Head of Office (Strategy) (3)31272
Susie Chan Assistant Head of Office (Operations) (3)36736
James Brown Leadership Project Manager (3)36642
Jenny Hayward Communications Co-ordinator (3)36715
Hollie Godden Postdoc Societies Administrator (3)36741
Anke Friedrich Fellowships and Programmes Administrator (7)47326
Kristen Frers Projects and Programmes Co-ordinator (maternity leave) (3)36759
Nicole Horst Projects and Programmes Co-ordinator (maternity leave cover) (3)36759
Josh Bullen (p/t) Centre Administrator (3)36661
Caren Kaser (p/t) Centre Administrator (3)36661
Katia Smith-Litiere Entrepreneurship and Industrial Engagement Project Manager (3)36501
Paula Edgington  Project Adminstrator (3)31273




13. Personal and Professional Development

Delivers practical and relevant development for individuals, teams and departments. It enables staff to develop the leadership, professional and personal skills and knowledge to operate effectively, and work collectively to ensure a positive and thriving working environment.

Name Position Contact
Sue Pandey Head of Learning and Development (7)65654
Katie Bright-Ramon Pelegrin Online Development and Operations Manager (7)64240
Miranda Carr Learning and Development Consultant (7)60167
Leonie Isaacson Learning and Development Consultant (7)65019
Jane Leyshon Learning and Development Consultant (7)65775
Jessie Monck Learning and Development Consultant (7)64133
Jeanette Almond Administration Team Leader (job share)


Samantha Sinclair Administration Team Leader (job share with Jeanette Almond, maternity cover) (7)64613
Maria Booth Administrator (7)66801
Lewis Hughes Administrator (7)64132
Katherine Lawrence Administrator (job share) (7)65782
Dawn Sutton Gray Administrator (job share) (7)65782
Claudia Padovani Administrator (7)65779
Jill Stevens Administrator (3)32343