Our staff


This is our team, who work tirelessly to ensure you have fun, and have a say in how things are run, here at Greenwich. If you are interested in joining us check out the current opportunities here.

We are contactable via email at greenwichsu@gre.ac.uk or phone at:
Yellow coloured map marker drop Avery Hill Reception: 020 8331 9596
Pink coloured map marker drop Greenwich Reception: 020 8331 7629
Green coloured map marker drop Medway Reception: 01634 888 9890  

Some of our team work at a particular campus; look out for the map markers next to their names. If there's not a marker, then that staff member works across all three campuses.

Key of campus markers - Avery Hill is yellow, Greenwich is pink, Medway is green

 

Governance, Finance and Compliance

 

 

John Schless

Chief Executive

(He/His/Him)

 

 

Uzma Arif-Fryer

Deputy Chief Executive
On maternity leave from
17th January 2022

 

 

Melissa Miles

Organisation Development Manager

(She/Her/Hers)

 

 
 
 

 

 

Kadiatu Songu

Head of Finance and Compliance

 

 

Jolly Sijuwade

Senior Finance Officer

 

 

Safwan Bazara

Finance Officer

 

 

Umaru Sesay

Finance Officer

 

 
 

 

Campus Engagement and Opportunities

 

Mark Heffernan

 

Mark Heffernan

Head of Campus Engagement and Opportunities

(He/His/Him)

 

 

Yellow coloured map marker drop Dan Lee

Campus Engagement Manager (Avery Hill)

 

 

 

Yellow coloured map marker drop Kayleigh McNiece

Sports and Engagement Manager

 

 

 Yellow coloured map marker drop Yvonne Howells

Administration Assistant

(She/Her/Hers)

 

 

Pink coloured map marker drop Vacant

Engagement and Opportunities Manager (Greenwich)
 

 

 

Pink coloured map marker drop Annie-Marie Akussah

Engagement and Opportunities Coordinator (Societies & Events)

 

 

 

Pink coloured map marker drop Darcey Dunne

Engagement and Opportunities Coordinator (Give it a Go & Global Greenwich)

 

 

Green coloured map marker drop Claire Friday

Campus Engagement and Opportunities Manager (Medway)

(She/Her/Hers)

 

 

Green coloured map marker drop Lucy Manley

Campus Engagement and Opportunities Coordinator (Societies and Sports) – Medway
 

 

 

Green coloured map marker drop Emma Harris

Engagement and Opportunities Coordinator (Medway)

(She/Her/Hers)

 

 

Green coloured map marker drop Jo Hollamby

Reception Supervisor (Medway)

 

 

 

Student Voice and Policy

 

 

Sophie Harrison

Head of Student Voice and Representation

(She/Her/Hers)

 

 

Vacant

Academic Communities & Representation Manager

 

 

Henry Setter

Democracy and Engagement Manager

(He/His/Him)

 

 

Vacant

Retention and Insights Manager

 

 

Ben Margolis

Special Projects Coordinator

(He/His/Him)

 

 

Green coloured map marker drop Ayan Samatar

Academic Communities & Representation Coordinator (Faculty of Engineering & Science)

(She/Her/Hers)

 

 

 

Pink coloured map marker drop Emma Caney

Academic Communities and Representation Coordinator (Business School)

 

 

Yellow coloured map marker drop Amie Woodyatt

Academic Communities and Representation Coordinator (Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences)

(She/Her/Hers)

 

 

Pink coloured map marker drop Nathalie Grigorenko

Academic Communities and Representation Coordinator (Faculty of Liberal Arts)

(She/They)

 

 
 
 

 

Advice and Wellbeing

 

 

Colum Mackey

Head of Advocacy and Policy

(He/His/Him)

 

 

Jason King

Senior Adviser

 

Paul West

 

Green coloured map marker drop Paul West

Medway Advice Centre Manager

 

 
 
 

 

Commercial Services and Enterprise

 

 

Georgina Roffey

Head of Commercial Services and Enterprise 

 

 

Trish Tomczynska

Deputy Head of Commercial Services

 

Yellow coloured map marker drop Recruiting now

Food and Beverage Manager (Avery Hill)

 

 

Pink coloured map marker drop Jay Olapade

Food and Beverage Manager (Greenwich)

 

 

Pink coloured map marker drop Chloe Hammond

Food and Beverage Duty Manager (Greenwich)

 

 

Green coloured map marker drop Nathan Burney

Food and Beverage Manager (Medway)

 

 

 

 Green coloured map marker drop Sarah Welsh

Assistant Food and Beverage Manager (Medway)

 

 

Zara Yaqub

Sales and Events Manager

 

 
 
 
 

 

Marketing and Communications

 

 

Shakira Hylton

Head of Marketing and Communications

 

 

James Dix

Marketing and Communications Manager

(He/His/Him)

 

 

Elena Demireva

Designer

(She/Her/Hers)

 

 

Green coloured map marker drop Becky Sellen

Partnership Communications Manager

 

 

Green coloured map marker drop Hannah Dennis

Graphic Designer (Medway)