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Governance, Legal and Planning

AW1Webb, Andrew (Mr) - Acting Secretary, and Director of Governance,  Legal and Planning Division

As Director of Business Continuity, I evaluate responses to any threats to the normal working of the School. I am also responsible for encouraging staff awareness of risks to business continuity such as IT security lapses, failure to keep equipment safe and security, health and safety issues and not tackling staff problems, such as under-performance or absenteeism, in a decisive and timely way. 
I also have overall responsibility to the School Secretary for the operations of Governance, Legal and Compliance and Planning. The Secretary also delegates to me a wide range of operational responsibilities, such as delivering corporate projects and taking decisions on staff and student grievances, disciplinaries and appeals. 

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7849 4959, a.webb@lse.ac.uk|


SD1Donnelly Sue (Ms) – LSE Archivist

I provide advice and guidance on policies and procedures relating to the development of the LSE archive and support departments and individuals in using the history and heritage resources in their work. I am also responsible for advising on policies and procedures relating to the management and care of LSE’s artworks.

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01 020 3486 2840 s.donnelly@lse.ac.uk|


VM1Mizgailo, Veronique (Ms) - Business Continuity Manager

I joined LSE in February 2010 as the Directorate office manager and PA to the Director. In September 2012 I moved to GLPD and took up the post of project manager supporting the Director of GLPD and Business Continuity, Andrew Webb. Aside from undertaking projects and writing papers as required, my main responsibility is to assist Andrew with the School’s business continuity plans. This is my first foray into the Higher Education, in a 26 year administrative career spanning both private and public sectors. 

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7107 5415,  v.mizgailo@lse.ac.uk|


NL1Lewis, Nicola (Ms) - Administrative Assistant 

I am responsible for general office duties in the Governance, Legal and Planning Division and provide direct administrative support for Andrew Webb. I also arrange the School Calendar of meetings and committees and keep the web pages of these up to date.

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 7824 n.y.lewis@lse.ac.uk|

Health and Safety

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MB1Boucher, Mel (Mrs) - Head of Health and Safety 

I provide advice on strategic and operational health and safety issues. I develop and recommend policies, procedures and other compliance strategies to ensure the School complies with its obligations under health and safety legislation. I am also the secretary to the School's Health and Safety Committee. I act as the first point of contact between the School and the enforcement authorities, e.g. the Health and Safety Executive and London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7852 3677, M.Boucher1@lse.ac.uk|


LVS1  von Schlippe, Lisa (Ms) - Health and Safety Adviser

I provide advice and support to departments for the day to day implementation of the School procedures for health and safety, undertaking risk assessments of individuals, site inspections and speaking at staff inductions. 

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7852 3638, e.von-schlippe@lse.ac.uk| 

Academic Board


Donovan-Hill, Ray (Mr) - Secretary to the Academic Board

I am the Secretary of the Academic Board, the School's principal academic advisory body; and Secretary of the Academic Nominations Committee, which is responsible for filling certain academic posts and vacancies on School committees for which the Academic Board is the appointing authority.

Contact details:  Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 7120,  r.donovan-hill@lse.ac.uk|




See Governance and Committees| 

JR1Rose, Jayne (Ms) - Head of Governance

I manage the Governance Team and service the LSE Council, Court of Governors, Chairman’s Group and Chairman’s meetings.

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 6811 J.Rose2@lse.ac.uk|



Poole, Joan (Ms) - Assistant Governance Officer

I am responsible for the administration of the Nominations Committee and its sub groups (Allocation Group and Selection Group) and also the Chair and Vice Chair Selection Committee (CVCSC).

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 7825, j.a.poole@lse.ac.uk|


JaPu1 Pugh, Jane (Mrs) - Governance Officer

I have a varied job in the Governance team ranging from producing publications such as the Governor Experts, LSE Digest, Heads of Department Handbook and Governor Briefings to dealing with the arrangements for Court, Council and providing support to new Governors. I also organise the School's Honorary Fellows/Degrees presentation ceremonies and provide a link between the central administration and academic departments, through the Academic Managers Forum 

Contact details:  Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 6866, j.pugh@lse.ac.uk|


Legal Team

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KH1   Haynes, Kevin (Mr) - Head of Legal Team

As well as administering or advising on a number of student procedures, the School’s relationship with its solicitors and a variety of legal projects, I manage the School’s Legal Team, which deals with the areas of freedom of information, data protection, and records management.
Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 7823, k.j.haynes@lse.ac.uk|


See Ethics| 

SA1 Allison, Stephanie (Mrs) – Ethics Manager

I am responsible for the LSE’s Code of Ethics and promoting awareness of and embedding ethical practice.  I manage the committees of the School dealing with ethical matters:  the Ethics Policy Committee and the Ethics (Grants and Donations) Panel.  My role includes developing policies, procedures, briefings, training materials and guidelines relating to ethical matters.  In addition I oversee the annual Declaration of Interest Survey. 

For advice and guidance on any ethics queries please e-mail Ethics@lse.ac.uk|

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01 020 7955 7975  s.allison@lse.ac.uk|

Information Rights

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DB1  Bennett, Dan (Mr) - Information Manager 

I share the responsibility for areas of information management with Rachael Maguire. In addition to this work, I maintain the School's risk register, and the list of Associated Entities. I also act as web editor for the Planning and Corporate Policy Division, the Policies and Procedures website, and a number of other related websites. 

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 6481,d.bennett@lse.ac.uk|


RM1  Maguire, Rachael (Ms) - Records Manager

I provide advice and guidance on: records management – how to organise information; Data Protection – managing personal information; and Freedom of Information. I also, with Dan Bennett, process Freedom of Information and Data Protection requests. You can contact me using the details below if you want to know how to get paper files into offsite storage, if personal information has been sent to the wrong people or if you’ve received a request for information and want to know how to respond, amongst other things.

Contact details:  Room TW1 6.01, 020 7849 4622, r.e.maguire@lse.ac.uk|



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WT1  Tatlow, Wayne (Mr) - Head of Planning 

I am responsible for all aspects of strategic planning, resource allocation and information management undertaken by the Planning Unit.

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 7407, w.n.tatlow@lse.ac.uk|



Barclay, Gary (Mr) - Planning Officer

I am responsible for supporting aspects of the strategic planning, resource allocation and information management responsibilities that the Unit carries out. I am also an administrator for the HESA heidi database and act as a facilitator for major academic initiatives that are teaching related.Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 7948, g.j.barclay@lse.ac.uk|


SH1   Hannaford, Selina (Mrs) - Planning Officer

I am responsible for supporting the processes of academic planning and resource allocation within the School, primarily through managing the work of the Academic Planning and Resources Committee (APRC) and its subsidiary working groups.

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 7520, s.hannaford@lse.ac.uk|


SM1   Miller, Sarah (Ms) - Planning Officer

I am responsible for updating the Resource Allocation Model (RAM), the Rolling Plan, supporting the work of the Student Numbers and Fees Group (SNAF) and associated groups, producing the Higher Education Students Early Statistics Survey (HESES Return) as well as producing other statistical material.

Contact details: Room TW1 6.01, 020 7107 5398, s.j.miller@lse.ac.uk|

Sheehan, Alan (Mr) - Administrative Assistant

I am responsible for administrative support in the Planning Unit.

Contact details Room TW1 6.01, 020 7955 6517 a.m.sheehan@lse.ac.uk|   

Government Relations   

Hoggard, Robin (Mr) – Director of Government Relations

This is a new role, established 1 September 2014. Previously I was Director of External Relations. I monitor developments in government (in the UK and abroad) to protect and advance LSE’s interests, calling on the help of LSE alumni and friends in political, civil service and other government roles. I keep watch on LSE’s performance in university rankings, and contribute to crisis communications and risk management work with a particular view to protecting LSE’s reputation globally. I lead on policies and guidance for the School on matters related to these areas, such as the use of LSE’s name and visual identity by third parties.

Contact details: Room TW1.6.01, 020 7955 7061, r.hoggard@lse.ac.uk|