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Committee and Exec

The UK Committee, comprised of the Executive Committee and appointed officers, is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of HELOA. View the committee structure. 

UK Chair

Joe Bradbury-Walters

Jonathan Atkinson
Student Recruitment Officer
University of Liverpool
E-mail: chair@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 0151 794 2036
The UK Chair is elected to represent the Association at all levels and ensures the organisation is managed effectively.

UK Vice-Chair (Group Development)

Amanda Kenningley
Deputy Head of Schools & Colleges Liaison
University of Huddersfield
E-mail: groupdevelopment@heloa.ac.uk

The UK Vice-Chair (Group Development) works closely with the nine groups to develop the framework and structure of the association. This role supports groups in raising their profile within regions and nationally by means of event, publications and conferences.

UK Vice-Chair (Partnerships)

Rebecca Hollington

Rebecca Hollington
Director of UK Recruitment and Partnerships
University of Wolverhampton
E-mail: partnerships@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 01902 321 324
The UK Vice-Chair (Partnerships) is responsible for developing HELOA’s relationships and partnerships with external organisations. This includes promoting HELOA to stakeholders and developing partnerships with a range of bodies and organisations with similar values.

UK Vice-Chair (Communications)

Rebecca Montgomery
Head of Recruitment Marketing 
Edge Hill University
Email: comms@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 01695 657199
The UK Vice-Chair (Communications) is responsible for managing all internal communications and marketing activity. This includes managing the HELOA brand and co-oordinating communications with the membership.

UK Vice-Chair (Finance)

Michelle Terrell
Student Recruitment Officer
University of Edinburgh
E-mail: finance@heloa.co.uk
Phone: 0131 650 6376
The UK Vice-Chair (Finance) is the financial controller of the Association. This role is responsible for the annual budget and keeps the UK Committee updated on the expenditure of the Association, ensuring the accounts are kept up to date and prepared for auditing. The UK Vice-Chair (Finance) also advises on financial matters & investments, reimburses member expenditure, and administers the Group funds.

UK Vice-Chair (Training)

Reena Kaur

Reena Kaur
Widening Participation Officer 
Edge Hill University
E-mail: training@heloa.ac.uk
The UK Vice-Chair (Training) is responsible for co-ordinating all aspects of training for the association, which includes taking the lead on organising the Annual Conference, with the support of the Conference Managers. This role also oversees the New and Professional Development Conferences. This position works closely with the Vice Chair (Group Development) in order to develop a network of training officer and training activities with the UK Groups.

UK Vice-Chair (Governance & Policy)

Jo Marchant

Jo Marchant
Head of Widening Participation (Pre- 16)
King’s College London
E-mail: governance@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 020 7848 3043

The UK Vice-Chair (Governance & Policy) is responsible for upholding the legal requirements of the Association via the Constitution and the AGM, and drafting/updating all HELOA policies relating to governance and the running of the Association.

UK Vice-Chair (Administration & Membership)

UK Vice-Chair (Membership and Administration)

Steven Walsh
Student Recruitment Officer
Liverpool Hope University
E-mail: office@heloa.co.uk
The UK Vice-Chair (Membership & Admin) is responsible for ensuring that the Executive and UK Committee meetings are effectively organised and minuted, as well as the AGM. This role also takes lines management responsibility of the HELOA Office.

Finance Manager
(Training)

Alex Tansell
Uni Connect Hub Officer (Higher Horizons)
University of Keele
E-mail: finance@heloa.co.uk
The Finance Managers are responsible for issuing invoices to members for cost related to HELOAs business. They are your main point of contact for any finance issues regarding HELOA conferences.

Finance Manager
(Training)

Al Blackshaw

Al Blackshaw
Acting Widening Access Manager (Admissions & Support)
University of Strathclyde
E-mail: finance@heloa.co.uk
Phone: 0141 548 3127
The Finance Managers are responsible for issuing invoices to members for cost related to HELOAs business. They are your main point of contact for any finance issues regarding HELOA conferences.

Conference Manager
(New Practitioners’ Conference)

Reena Kaur

Emma Thomason
UK/EU Recruitment Officer
University of Bradford
E-mail: training@heloa.ac.uk
Emma manages the planning and delivery of the New Practitioner’s Conference as well as supporting the Training Tea with the organisation of the Annual National Conference.

Conference Manager
(Venue Liaison and Marketing – National Conference)

Jonas Rae

Jonas Rae
UK Student Recruitment Events Officer
Swansea University
E-mail: training@heloa.ac.uk
The Conference Managers are responsible for organising the AGM and Annual Conference. Jonas is in charge of venue liaison and marketing for the Conference, as well as external liaison and entertainment.

Conference Manager
(Membership Liaison – National Conference)

Emily Day
Recruitment Officer 
CU Scarborough part of Coventry University Group
E-mail: training@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 01723 336700
The Conference Managers are responsible for organising the AGM and Annual Conference. Emily is responsible for membership liaison, which includes bookings and delegate queries, as well as external liaison and entertainment.

Conference Manager
(Professional Development Conference)

Andrew Cooper

Andrew Cooper
Schools and Colleges Account Manager
Liverpool John Moores University
Email: training@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 0151 904 6365
This role is responsible for delivering the Professional Development Conferences and the Innovation and Best Practice Awards at the Annual National Conference.

Marketing and Brand Manager

Mark Hoddell
Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator 
University of Chester
Email: comms@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 01244 534372
Mark is responsible for the HELOA brand as well as managing the creation of HELOA publications such as the Annual National Conference brochure.

Partnerships Manager (Commercial)

Jack Clare

Jack Clare
Head of UK Recruitment  
University of Wolverhampton
E-mail: partnerships@heloa.ac.uk
The Partnerships Manager (Commercial) works closely with Partnerships team to develop HELOA’s relationships and partnerships with external organisations with a particular focus on commercial partnerships. 

Partnerships Manager (Non-Commercial) 

Fiona Curry
Student Recruitment and Outreach Manager  Recruitment  
University of Gloucestershire
E-mail: partnerships@heloa.ac.uk
The Partnerships Manager (Non-Commercial) works closely with the Partnerships team to develop HELOA’s relationships and partnerships with external organisations with a particular focus on non-commercial partnerships.

Communications Manager

Andy Cotterill

Andy Cotterill
Uk Marketing and Recruitment Officer 
City, University of London
E-mail: comms@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 020 7040 4199
The Communications Manager is responsible for internal communications with the HELOA membership. The role is responsible for the HELOA digest and works with the communications team to manage HELOA’s social media presence.

Digital Development Manager

Chris Nock

Chris Nock
Senior Events Coordinator (Future Students) 
University of Winchester
E-mail: comms@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 01962 827031
The Digital Development Managers are responsible for creating and managing content on the HELOA website. They are also responsible for managing HELOA’s social media presence.

Digital Development Manager

Jacob Brown

Jacob Brown
Student Recruitment Manager 
St George’s, University of London
E-mail: comms@heloa.ac.uk
Phone: 0208 725 30022
The Digital Development Managers are responsible for creating and managing content on the HELOA website. They are also responsible for managing HELOA’s social media presence.