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James Brooks Chief Executive

James is the senior staff member who leads, manages and develops the Students' Union by implementing and developing strategic planning, objective setting and review mechanisms. The role also has delegated responsibility from the Board of Trustees for the day to day management of the £5-million-pound turnover organisation, the ULSU Group. We employ over 50 full time staff and 156 part time student staff. James also provides continuing training and support to all elected officers to equip them with the skills and knowledge to undertake their role effectively and safeguarding the financial stability and legal compliance of the organisation. James is Company Secretary for the University of Lincoln Students' Union, Managing director of our two trading arms, Lincoln Students' Union Trading Ltd. and Students' Union Management Systems Ltd.

Reporting directly to a Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive has primary responsibility for all aspects of the charity, holding overall accountability for all day to day activity that is undertaken by the Students’ Union.

Senior Management

Adrian Brown Head of Finance

Adrian is responsible for all aspects of financial control and reporting of the Students' Union Charity and Trading Company. Adrian ensures that timely and meaningful financial and management information is provided to enable the Board of Trustees and Senior Management Team to make effective decisions regarding the strategic direction of the organisation.

Charlie Garrod Head of Commercial Services

Charlie leads the Commercial Services team to operate the Engine Shed, The Swan and Tower Bars. His remit is to provide high quality and efficient Bars, Catering, Facilities and Entertainments services to meet the needs of the membership of the Students' Union. Charlie also enjoys being the Health and Safety lead for the Students' Union. He is known within the organisation as Charlie "safety first" Garrod.

Hannah Coleman Head of HR/Deputy CEO

Hannah leads the Human Resource function for the Charity and the Trading arm of our organisation. She is also responsible for the office support systems and the overall operations of the Students' Union. Her remit also includes being the senior manager with responsibility for Sports, Societies and the Advice Centre. Hannah is also the Deputy Chief Executive and Company Secretary for Lincoln Students' Union Ltd.

Central

Alan Bage Senior Web Developer

Alan develops the Union's web presence and CRM system to a sector leading standard and takes an active role in the direction of the commercialisation of the Student Union Management System (SUMS).

Ben Tindall Web Developer

Ben supports the Senior Web Developer in the development of the Students' Union website and CRM system and supports the development of the Student Union Management System (SUMS).

Clare Harris Finance Assistant

Clare provides support to the Finance Controller with the day-to-day operations of the finance department, offering administrative support and general financial advice to staff and Activity members.

Colin Rosie Porter

Colin provides support across all venues undertaking building maintenance, safety checks, minor repairs, and cleaning provision. As well as providing support to the Commercial Service team in the set up of functions and events within the venues.

Currently Vacant Marketing Assistant (Charity)

The Marketing Assistant will support the Marketing and Communications Manager in developing marketing strategies to support the charitable activities of the Students’ Union, including support in projects and campaigns, copy writing and website design.

Currently Vacant Marketing Assistant (Commercial)

The Marketing Assistant will support the Marketing and Communications Manager in developing marketing strategies to support the commercial activities of the Students’ Union, including support in projects and campaigns, copy writing and website design.

Daniel Willcocks Marketing and Communications Manager

Dan manages the Marketing and Communications Department, ensuring that an efficient service is delivered at all times to effectively market the Union and its commercial entities to members and external stakeholders.

Holly Millar Executive Assistant

Holly provides administrative and secretarial support and assistance to the Chief Executive of the Students’ Union, including diary management and clerk duties of all Board meetings whilst being the main point of contact for the Chief Executive. Holly maintains the Chief Executive's daily appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences and teleconferences.

Jacob Ellis Web Assistant

Jacob assists in the development of our SUMS platform and is the first level of support for any SUMS related queries. Jacob provides introductory training for modules and development of both new and existing modules in line with specifications set.

Janine lake Accounts Assistant

Janine provides support to the Finance Controller with the day-to-day operations of the finance department, offering administrative support and general financial advice.

Kelly Sheanon Senior Graphic Designer & Projects Coordinator

Kelly works within the Marketing and Communications department to deliver, develop and co-ordinate the graphic design function of the Students’ Union, this role offers the post holder the opportunity to oversee all aspects of graphic design projects within both the Charitable and Commercial services. Kelly also manages the Graphic Designers, ensuring that tasks are set and delivered in a timely manner.

Megan Graham HR Manager

Meg manages the HR function within the Union for all departments, providing support and guidance to the staff members of the Students’ Union in all HR related matters, ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to at all times. Meg also manages and oversees the Front of House function of the Union, ensuring an effective and efficient service to all stakeholders.

Michael Rhodes Finance Controller

Michael supports in the delivery of the financial processes of the Students' Union, including maintaining the Union's accounting systems and reviewing account procedures.

Rachael Wix Social Media and Digital Assistant

Rachael coordinates all front-end elements of the website, in the areas of style, content and functionality, as well as facilitating feedback, democracy and ideas mechanisms across the Union, for both style and content. Rachael is also responsible for photography/photo resource, selected social media and digital channels, and videography/video resource and for developing the Union’s online presence.

Sam Bass HR Assistant

Sam supports the HR and Office Manager in delivering an effective Human Resource function by providing a proactive and efficient Human Resource support service to all staff across the Students’ Union.

Shanna Limm Office Assistant

Shanna provides a central cross Union administrative support service to the Union’s Senior Management Team, the Executive Officer Team and Students’ Union departments. She provides administrative support to the 5 Student Leaders (Executive Officers).

Membership Services

Amber Newton Sports Development Assistant

Amber provides administrative and operational support to the Activities Manager in the implementation and development of a Give It A Go (GIAG) Programme which aims to provide a large and diverse range of social sport opportunities to our members. Amber supports in the administration of the development of Sports Clubs and develop new processes to facilitate the smooth running of student activities and opportunities.

Amy O'Sullivan Student insight Co-ordinator

Amy develops and delivers a number of new and existing student opportunities including student recruiters and reviewers, which serve to allow staff and students to work together to enhance the experience of students at the University of Lincoln. Amy works in partnership with the Students’ Union and the University to deliver effective opportunities, and will be accountable to a steering group which is attended by both partners.

Casey Blagg BUCS Sports Assistant

Casey works under the direction of the Activities Co-ordinator to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the Activities team. Casey also supports in the administration of BUCS and develops new processes to facilitate the smooth running of student activities and opportunities.

Elizabeth Smy Student Voice Assistant

Liz supports the Vice President Academic Affairs and all elected College, School and Course Representatives in all aspects of academic representation, to strengthen its ability to represent and deliver positive change to members.

Emily Baldwin Activities Co-ordinator

Emily provides support to the Activities Manager through developing and delivering services within Sports and Societies. Emily facilitates the development and expansion of both sports and societies to increase participation and opportunities for all members and work in partnership with key stakeholders, including the University.

Emily Stow Student Insight Assistant

Emily supports the Student Voice team in all aspects of delivering a number of new and existing student opportunities, which serve to allow staff and students to work together in an equal partnership to enhance the experience of students at the University of Lincoln. Emily will support the Student Insight Coordinator in the administration of the opportunities which include Student Recruiters, Student Reviewers, Peer Support, School Action Days, Student Consultants, Staff-Student Insight Schemes and Conference Funding.

Faye Handley Advice Centre Advisor

Faye works with the Advice Centre to undertake administration and casework duties and provides high quality advice and support to meet the needs of students.

Fiona Purdy Lead Student Advisor

Fiona works within the Advice Centre undertaking casework, providing independent, impartial and non-judgemental advice and support to students on a range of issues from finance and housing to academic advice.

Helena Buono Employability Co-ordinator

Helena supports the Employability and Volunteering Manager to work on processes, mapping, awareness raising and development work in the early stages of the new employability strategy. Helena contributes to the Students’ Union’s Employability strategy by delivering training, workshops, activities and support to students making them “work ready”.

Jane Kilby Employability and Campaigns Manager

Jane develops and promotes volunteering and opportunities for students, including supporting the development of the community volunteer scheme. Jane is also developing the employability strategy to support students to be "work ready".

Jennifer Barnes Student Voice & Impact Manager

Jenny delivers the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Academic Representative System and enables the Student Voice to have impact.

Jessica Skill Societies Assistant

Jessica works under the direction of the Activities Manager to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the Activities team. The role supports the administration of all Societies to develop new processes in order to facilitate the smooth running of student activities.

Kayleigh Teague Campaign Support Co-ordinator

Kayleigh supports the Employability & Campaigns Manager in the delivery and support of community engagement, volunteering and campaigns. Kayleigh is responsible for the co-ordination of the volunteering service whilst activating and being responsible for the campaigns of Raise and Give (RAG), Student Led Projects and Liberation Groups through the Campaigns Network ensuring it remains reactive to the needs of members.

Lorna Cruickshank Activities Manager

Lorna manages the delivery and development of the Activities Department, which includes embedding a coherent and robust support programme providing opportunities for sports and societies and supporting the the Vice President Activities.

Rachal Lilley Advice Centre Manager

Rachal manages the Advice Centre ensuring independent, impartial and non-judgemental advice is given to students whilst maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of higher education advice matters and best practices.

Scott Mcginn Student Voice Coordinator

Scott supports elected officers with identifying issues, creating solutions and making positive change in the Union and University by providing continued support. He ensures the student body and relevant University staff are aware of the impact of the work of elected officers and representatives.

The Swan

Danielle Marsden Deputy Manager

Danielle assists The Swan Manager in the provision of an effective and efficient Swan Pub service. The Swan in an on campus student bar with affordable food and drink, including karaoke nights and the pub quiz. Dave also manages events and offers for Students.

Danny Austick The Swan Supervisor

Danny supervises the front line staff in The Swan pub, kitchen and guest house under the guidance of the Management team.

David Andrews Swan Manager

Dave manages all aspects of The Swan Pub, an on campus student bar with affordable food and drink, including karaoke nights and the pub quiz. Dave also manages events and offers for Students.

Gavin Shields Head Chef The Swan

Gavin leads the provision of an effective and efficient catering service in The Swan operation of the Students’ Union as well as provide extra support to the Tower Bars Kitchen as and when required.

Sophie Lilleyman The Swan Supervisor

Sophie supervises the front line staff in The Swan pub, kitchen and guest house under the guidance of the Management team.

Engine Shed / Towers Bars

Andrea Dillon Cleaner

Andrea undertakes cleaning duties of the Commercial venues and office areas of the Students' Union buildings, ensuring they are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness, including polishing, hoovering and undertaking deep cleans of defined areas.

Callum Smith Sound and Light Technician

Callum is responsible for supporting the Sound and Light technician in ensuring that the event presentation of PA, live, lighting and all audio visual equipment and any event sets are provided as the customers and artists require.

Christopher Robinson Chef (Tower Bars/Engine Shed)

Chris assists in the provision of an effective and efficient catering service in The Engine Shed and Tower Bar operation of the Students’ Union, including catering for events at the Engine Shed.

Currently Vacant Entertainments Assistant

The Entertainments Assistant will support in the provision of a quality and varied entertainment's and event programme across all Union Commercial Venues under the provision of the Entertainments Manager.

Daniel Foster Chef

Daniel assists in the provision of an effective and efficient catering service in The Engine Shed and Tower Bar operation of the Students’ Union, including catering for events at the Engine Shed.

David Beech Bars Duty Manager

David will assist in the day-to-day operation of the commercial venues (Tower Bars and Engine Shed), with a focus on the co-ordination of student staff, to ensure the provision of the highest standards of service and care for all customers and members. David is responsible for maintaining the security of customers, staff and the building during Tower Bar duty management shifts, and, when required, assist in the duty management of larger capacity events.

Fran Farrell Facilities Coordinator

Fran is responsible for the provision of an efficient and effective cleaning and maintenance service across the organisation, including all Students’ Union Commercial venues and office areas to ensure they are presentable for members and stakeholders to use.

Gemma Smart Hospitality and Events Co-ordinator

Gemma is the main point of contact for venue hire and external bookings, working alongside venue management to ensure all requirements are catered for, including promoting the venues to external companies.

Gemma De-Gozdawa Telezynska Assistant Venue Manager

Gemma works across the Tower Bar and Engine Shed delivering a friendly and efficient guest service whilst ensuring a smooth running of the venue.

Katherine Campbell Sound & Light Technician

Katherine is responsible for supporting the Sound and Light technician in ensuring that the event presentation of PA, live, lighting and all audio visual equipment and any event sets are provided as the customers and artists require.

Luke Maxwell Technical Manager

Luke ensures that the event presentation of PA, live, lighting and all audio visual equipment and any event sets are provided as the customers and artists require.

Michael Redpath Entertainments Manager

Michael manages and delivers a quality and varied entertainments and event programmed as part of the Union's overall Commercial Services Strategy.

Rebecca Hale Bars Duty Manager

Rebecca assists in the day-to-day operation of the commercial venues (Tower Bars and Engine Shed), with a focus on the co-ordination of student staff, to ensure the provision of the highest standards of service and care for all customers and members. Rebecca is responsible for maintaining the security of customers, staff and the building during Tower Bar duty management shifts, and, when required, assist in the duty management of larger capacity events.

Ryan Campbell Head Chef (Tower Bars / Engine Shed)

Ryan provides an effective and efficient catering service in The Tower Bars/Engine Shed for both the standard menu and special events menus.

Vikki Quincey Cleaner

Vikki undertakes cleaning duties of the Commercial venues and office areas of the Students' Union buildings, ensuring they are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness, including polishing, hoovering and undertaking deep cleans of defined areas.

Will Richardson Venue Manager

Will ensures the smooth running of the Engine Shed and Tower Bars operation services.

Staff Structure

Staff Structure