Communications and Reputation

The Communications section is responsible for enhancing the reputation of the University. This team includes staff working in media relations, research communications, corporate events, public affairs, community relations and internal communications. 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

Louise O’Keeffe
PA to the Director of Communications and Reputation/Administrative Officer

Key people

Director of Communications and Reputation (Interim)/Head of International Reputation
Richard Smith

Deputy Director of Communications
Position vacant

Head of Campaigns and Reputation
Claire Doggett

Head of Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations
Hannah Twist

Head of Communications and Engagement
Danann Swanton