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




Uzma Arif-Fryer

Deputy Chief Executive
On maternity leave from
17th January 2022



Melissa Miles

Organisation Development Manager






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




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




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)




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)




Green coloured map marker drop Jo Hollamby

Reception Supervisor (Medway)




Student Voice and Policy



Sophie Harrison

Head of Student Voice and Representation





Academic Communities & Representation Manager



Henry Setter

Democracy and Engagement Manager





Retention and Insights Manager



Ben Margolis

Special Projects Coordinator




Green coloured map marker drop Ayan Samatar

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





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)




Pink coloured map marker drop Nathalie Grigorenko

Academic Communities and Representation Coordinator (Faculty of Liberal Arts)





Advice and Wellbeing



Colum Mackey

Head of Advocacy and Policy




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




Elena Demireva





Green coloured map marker drop Becky Sellen

Partnership Communications Manager



Green coloured map marker drop Hannah Dennis

Graphic Designer (Medway)