Marketing and Communications Office

The Marketing THE award winnersand Communications section is responsible for enhancing the reputation of the University. This section includes staff responsible for media relations, marketing to prospective students, reputational marketing, corporate events, public affairs, community relations, internal communications and staff with responsibilities for each of the academic colleges. We promote positive messages about the University’s strengths through a variety of communications channels to a wide range of audiences including our students, staff, local community, prospective students, businesses, research partners, other universities, influencers and policy makers.

General Enquiries

Jane Sims
PA to the Director of Communications and Marketing
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6543

Key people

Director of Communications and Marketing
Jo Kite
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8470

Head of Communications
Deborah Walker
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 6681

Head of Ideas Lab
Lucy Vernall
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5494

Head of Marketing (job share)
Carla Amos 
Tel: +44 (0)121 415 8558

Claire Doggett 
Tel: +44 (0)121 415 8558

Head of Stakeholder Relations 
Post vacant
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7254