The support team enable and assist the Directorate in their daily operations.
Acting 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. He develops concepts and manages them through to implementation, including complex programme and project management, significant research activity, speechwriting and preparing briefings and presentations. He 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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; Alana Lythgoe (on parental leave)
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
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:
Laura Ross (on temporary leave from 22 August to 5 October 2018, cover is being provided within the team)
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 Dilly Fung, and Pro-Director (Planning and Resources), Professor David Webb
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7014
Executive Assistant to Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Young; Pro-Director (Faculty Development), Professor Eric Neumayer; and Deputy COO, Joanne Hay.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7007