Professional Services in The College of Social Sciences

The College of Social Sciences delivers a broad range of educational programmes to over 8,000 students and is home to approximately 220 Professional Services staff who support academic colleagues across a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields within and across its four Schools (Birmingham Business School; Government & Society; Education; and Social Policy).

As Director of Operations, Charlotte Wellington is responsible for directing and developing the College’s operations and administration and is part of the College’s Senior Management Team and a member of the Registrar’s Leadership Group. The Operations team deliver the Professional Services to support academic colleagues in their teaching and research activities.

The team also provides support services for our students, from application to graduation, and to visitors and external partners. This includes providing specialist expertise across a range of activities including: technical support for teaching and research; research and knowledge transfer to identify, develop and deliver research funding opportunities; and marketing to help enhance the reputation of the Schools.

Key People

Charlotte Wellington
Director of Operations, BA Comb Hons
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7348

Sue Elias
PA to Ms Charlotte Wellington
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8965

Sally Steele
College HR Partner
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7347

David Robertson
College Finance Partner
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6101

Lindsey Wright
College Planning Partner
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7256

Laura Radbourne
College Academic Policy Partner
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8064

Hazel Curtis
Academic & Student Experience Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6277

Jade Bressington
Alumni Relations Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8432

Joseph Berry
E-Learning Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 415 8194

Donna Willmetts 
Facilities Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8433

Adrian Hassell
IT Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 4852

Carrie Bennett
Marketing and Communications Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8885

Carol Solley 
Research Support  Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8884

Kabir Ganguly
Web Operations Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8310