The Chevening Secretariat

Chevening Secretariat - Orientation 2018

The Chevening Secretariat administers the awards on behalf of the FCO. The Secretariat is based at Woburn House in London and is part of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Secretariat staff

Louise Thomson, Interim Director
Mandeep Dlay, Programme Team Assistant

The programme – international team

The programme – international team liaise with British Embassies and High Commissions in Chevening countries alongside the management of reading committees.

Victoria Reed, Programme Manager – International
Jocelyn Smith, Senior Programme Officer – International
Miriam Pérez Martin, Senior Programme Officer – International
Verity Wilkes, Senior Programme Officer – Fellowships
Franklina Mensah, Senior Systems Officer
Catherine Rooney, Programme Officer – International
Jenny Johnson, Programme Officer – International
Nora Mufics, Programme Officer – International 
Rebekah Palmer, Programme Officer – International
Ruth Dear, Programme Officer – International  
Sarah Bunting, Programme Officer – International 
Louis Ard, Programme Assistant

The programme – UK team 

The programme – UK team liaise with scholars once selected, and UK universities.

Dannielle Elster, Programme Manager – UK
Becky Duffy, Senior Programme Officer – UK 
Noeme Santana, Senior Programme Officer – UK 
Sophie Fenner, Senior Programme Officer – UK 
Elissa Perreau, Senior Programme Officer – Welfare and Immigration 
Jim Dale, Programme Officer – Welfare and Immigration
Elizabeth Scott, Programme Officer – UK 
Elizabeth Swindells, Programme Officer – UK 
Kadri Paju, Programme Officer – UK 
Katie Baldock, Programme Officer – UK 
Lydia Wood, Programme Officer – UK 
Marzana Khanom, Programme Officer – UK 
Matthew Kon, Programme Officer – UK 
Rachel Raymer, Programme Officer – UK 
Sally Hau, Programme Officer – UK 
Sophie Thomsett, Programme Officer – UK 
Suraj Darbar, Programme Officer – UK 
Susie Pike, Programme Officer – UK 

The communications team

The communications team administer Chevening's online presence, produce materials, and uphold the Chevening brand.

David Osei, Communications Manager
Daniela Carlucci, Senior Communications Officer
Angus Hutchison, Communications Officer
Siobhán Margolis, Communications and Alumni Officer
Sevgi Kaymak, Communications Assistant

The systems and insight team

The systems and insight team administer the scholar, fellow, and alumni data and evaluate the efficiency of the scheme

Hans Rahbek, Senior Information Analyst
Emma Mastin, Data Analyst

The alumni team

The alumni team support all activities surrounding our ever growing alumni population across the globe

Aba Quartey, Alumni Relations Manager
Jo Lloyd, Alumni Officer
Amalia Rotaru, Alumni Assistant

The Chevening Secretariat also consists of staff dedicated to partnerships, policy, finance, and records

Morna Firth, Programme Policy Manager
Hollie Jones, Senior Evaluation Officer
Jessica Gregson, Senior Partnerships and Business Development Officer
Richard Williams, OAS Project Manager
Michael Gushman, Finance Manager 
Peter Bourdillon, Medical Awards Administrator
Laurence Bette, Senior Records Officer
Julie Stackhouse, Programme Manager (Research and Development)

Chevening Secretariat job vacancies are advertised on the ACU's website.