The support team enable and assist the Directorate in their daily operations.
Head of Directorate Office
Tel: +44 (0)20 7852 3675
The HDO provides strategic and operational support to the Director, including horizon scanning, national and international policy analysis, and internal policy advice and development. She develops concepts and manages them through to implementation, including complex programme and project management, significant research activity, speechwriting and preparing briefings and presentations. She is a member of Service Leaders Forum and is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the Directorate support team, ensuring the provision of a modern and efficient office for the Director, Pro-Directors and COO.
Executive Officer to the Director
Lucy's tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7968
Lucy's email: L.Shackleton@lse.ac.uk
The Executive Officer to the Director ensures the provision of a high level of administrative support over the full range of the Director’s responsibilities and the provision of appropriate briefing.
Andy Wilson (on parental leave); Alana Lythgoe; Thomas Watson (on secondment)
Andy's tel: +44 (0)20 7107 5214
Andy's email: email@example.com
Alana's tel: +44 (0)20 7852 3601
Alana's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas's tel: +44 (0)20 7107 5214
Thomas's email: T.Watson@lse.ac.uk
The Executive Officers provide high-level support to SMC in a wide range of work including internal policy advice and development, programme and project management, coordination of School-wide initiatives, research activity, preparing briefings, and relationship management. They are responsible for line management of the Executive Assistants, Administrative Assistant and Apprentice Receptionist.
The Directorate support team includes a pool of Executive Assistants who manage the professional agendas and provide support to up to two members of SMC. Designations for 2017/18 have been confirmed as follows:
Executive Assistant to the Director, Dame Minouche Shafik
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7100
Executive Assistant to the Pro-Director (Research), Professor Julia Black
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6285
Executive Assistant to Pro-Director (Education), Professor Paul Kelly and Pro-Director (Planning and Resources), Professor David Webb
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7014
Executive Assistant to Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Young and Pro-Director (Faculty Development), Professor Eric Neumayer
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7007
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6822