Stakeholder relations

The Stakeholder Relations team is responsible for stakeholder communications and the delivery of corporate events such as the Happiness Lecture, the Distinguished Lecture Series, and Community Day. 

Beckie Lewis - Stakeholder Relations and Events Manager

Beckie is responsible for delivering the University’s corporate internal and external events. She works with colleagues across, and at all levels, of the University supporting key strategic projects and initiatives. Beckie also helps to deliver community relations, public affairs and corporate events activity. 

Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 6680
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Eleanor Burdis – Events Officer

As an events professional Ele has over five years experience in managing an extensive range of corporate events, VIP visits, launches and internal events. As a skilled Project Manager Ele is responsible for the delivery of the annual Community Day, effectively managing a wide range of internal and external partners.

Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 7271
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Jane Arrowsmith - Events Officer

Jane is responsible for delivery of an extensive range of corporate events, high profile dinners, VIP visits, launches and internal events. Jane leads on a range of events including the Vice Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture Series.

Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 7254
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Stuart Panrucker - Events Assistant

Stuart is responsible for supporting the work of the Stakeholder Relations Team in the day to day running of the office, as well as in events and communications projects. He has eight years experience in education marketing and events, and currently works closely with Ele Leftwich and Jane Arrowsmith to deliver the University’s corporate events programme, including Community Day. Stuart is also the editor of Community Buzz, a publication delivered to 37,000 households.

Telephone - +44 (0)121 414 8782
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