Meet the Team

The Foundation Pathways team is made up of the following members:



Dr Steve Minchin

Academic Director, Foundation Pathways and Senior Lecturer, School of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences



Hayley Maxwell

Assistant Director, Foundation Pathways 



Gareth Mainwaring

Director of Operations and Development


Dr Dan Reed

Pathway Lead of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Lecturer in Materials Science



Dr Toby Kendall

Pathway Lead of Arts, Social Sciences, Business and Law 
Senior Lecturer in Economics



Dr Karl Nightingale

Pathway Lead of Medical, Life and Geo Sciences 
Senior Lecturer, School of Immunity and Infection



Dr Emily Saunders

Representative of College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Senior Lecturer, School of Biosciences



Dr Petra Schoofs

Representative of College of Arts and Law
Lecturer in TESOL, Department of English Language and Linguistics



Michael Groves

English for Academic Purposes College Programmes Manager



Yvonne Burquest

Operations Manager



Carolyn Gorman and Dan Maddock

Foundation Pathways Administrators



Ricky Joseph

Foundation Pathways Welfare Tutor