Professional Services in The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences covers a broad range of teaching and research across seven Schools. The College plays a significant role in creating new knowledge, training new generations of engineers and scientists, and interfacing with industry.

As Director of Operations, Hannah Robinson 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.

Hannah Robinson

Hannah Robinson

Director of Operations

“By working in partnership with our academic colleagues Professional Services teams support the College to deliver its strategic objectives in relation to its core activities of teaching, research and business engagement.”

The team also provides support services for our students, from application to graduation, as well as 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

Hannah Robinson
Director of Operations
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7841

Sheila Bratt
Head of Education Support & Quality (Acting)
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 5088

Geoff Dolman 
Interim Operations Manager, Facilities
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7123

Bryan Fryer
Operations Manager, Governance/Schools of Chemistry and Computer Science
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 2827 (Mon-Tues) +44 (0) 121 414 8814 (Wed-Fri)

Irina Hoffman
Operations Manager, Schools of Chemical Engineering and Metallurgy & Matericals
Tel: +44 (0) 121 414 4563

Mark Jeffrey
Operations Manager, Estates/ School of Engineering
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 4138

Anna Jenkin
Operations Manager, Planning/ School of Mathematics and Physics & Astronomy
Tel: +44 (0) 121 414 4559

Lorna Booth
College Head of Finance 
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7698

Mark Cooke
College Head of IT
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 4674

Dr Paul Reay
College Research Support Partner
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 2216

Emma Stanway
College Head of HR
Tel: +44 (0)121 415 8314

Dr Mark Straw
College Planning Partner
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 7553 (Mon, Fri) / +44 (0)121 414 8518 (Tues-Thurs)

Grace Surman
College Alumni Relations Manager
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 9037

Catherine Byerley
Interim College Marketing and Communications Manager
Tel: +44 (0) 121 415 1073