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Journalists: please contact the News Office on or phone 01865 280528 to ensure the quickest response to your request. Your request may be delayed or re-routed if you use other contact details on this page.

Management Office

Director of Public Affairs and Communications
James Colman
Tel: 01865 280733, email:

Administrator and HR Coordinator
Becky Hedges
Tel: 01865 280733, email:

General contact:

Corporate Communications

General contact:

Head of Corporate Communications
Stephen Rouse
Tel: 01865 280533, email:

Communications Manager (Education and Admissions)
Lanisha Butterfield
Tel: 01865 280531, email:

Strategic Communications Manager
Chris McIntyre
Tel: 01865 270046, email:

News & Information Officer
Dawn Hinsley
Tel: 01865 270164, email:

Nicola Sweetnam 
Tel: 01865 280528, email:

Editor, QUAD (formerly Oxford Today)
Richard Lofthouse
Tel: 07790 902982, email:

Government and Community Relations Officer
Laurence Garfield
Tel: 01865 280335, email:

Research and Innovation Communications

Head of Research and Innovation Communications
Alex Buxton
Tel: 01865 283877, email:

Media Relations Manager (Research and Innovation)
Ruth Abrahams
Tel: 01865 280730, email:

Media Relations Manager (Research and Innovation)
Genevieve Juillet
Tel: 01865 280534, email:

Media Relations Manager (Research and Innovation)
Sarah Whitebloom
Tel: 01865 280540, email:

Strategic Communications Manager - Vaccines
Steve Pritchard
Tel: 01865 280535, email:

Internal Communications

Head of Internal Communications
Anna Myers
Tel: 01865 280547, email:

Internal Communications Manager
Annette Cunningham
Tel: 01865 280720, email:

Internal Communications Manager (Change Management)
Gill Green
Tel: 01865 270157, email:

Executive Officer – Strategic Engagement
Rakiya Farah
Tel: tbc, email:

Communications Officer
Shaunna-Marie Latchman
Tel: 01865 280657, email:


Gazette Editor
Dawn Dooher
Tel: 01865 280549, email:

Deputy Gazette Editor
Mia Gaudern
Tel: 01865 280548, email:

Brand & Design

General contact:

Head of Brand and Design
Paul Chinn
Tel: 01865 280541, email:

Publications Officer and Studio Manager
Jo Kay
Tel: 01865 280543, email:

Senior Graphic Designer
Laetitia Velia
Tel: 01865 280542, email:

Graphic Designer
Pippa Havenhand
Tel: 01865 280057, email:

Acting Finance Officer
Lauren Pounds
Tel: 01865 280545, email:

Campaigns & Digital Communications Office

General contact:

Head of Campaigns and Digital Communications
Liz McCarthy
Tel: 01865 280474, email:

Digital Communications Manager
Christopher Eddie
Tel: 01865 280546, email:

Digital Communications Manager
Stephen Sangar
Tel: 01865 280550, email:

Digital Communications Officer
Richard Watts
Tel: 01865 270280, email:

Content and Social Media Manager
Susannah Mendus
Tel: 01865 280536, email:

Creative Media Manager
Tom Wilkinson
Tel: 01865 280076, email:

Creative Media Manager (Research and Innovation)
Tom Fuller
Tel: 01865 270775, email:

Campaign Content Manager
Ben Harwood
Tel: 01865 280672, email:

Campaign Content Producer

Events Office

Please note, whilst the Events Office organise many events on behalf of the University, many more are organised by other departments and colleges. If you are looking for a specific event, please see the events listings page, which also contains contact details of the event organisers.

General contact:

Head of Events
Lisa Seddon
Tel: 01865 280662, email:

Events Manager
Olivia Allen
Tel: 01865 270568, email:

Events Manager
Joanne Fisher
Tel: 01865 280524, email:

Events Manager
Susannah Sheffield
Tel: 01865 280525, email:

Becky Crook
Tel: 01865 270154, email:

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