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Professional Services Staff

Find a member of our administrative staff by searching the team areas or alphabetical list below. 

In response to COVID-19, please note that our Professional Services Staff are working from home. You can contact us via email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. For additional guidance, please see advice from the School.

Team areas

Operations Team

 Econ Hub


The Econ Hub, Room 32L.1.01, is the main point of contact for staff, students and visitors in the Department. If we can’t help we will point you in the right direction of someone who can.

The office hours are from from 10:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 17:00 Monday - Friday.

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Sharon Peate
Department Office Administrator

Email: s.b.peate@lse.ac.ukecon.hub@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 7542
Room number: 32L.1.01

Ask me about: Ask me about: handling Department enquires , Department health and safety procedures, Business Continuity,  departmental student study rooms, coordinating GTA office hours, room bookings, reprographics, reporting maintenance issues to Estates, providing administrative support to PhD Job Market candidates

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Dária Turekova
Department Office Administrator

Email: d.turekova@lse.ac.ukecon.hub@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 6426
Room number: 32L.1.01

Ask me about: administrative operations within the Department of Economics, administrative support to academic and senior administrative staff, managing the Department’s Macro seminar series, MSc Programmes Events and other departmental events, organising departmental social events, handling Department enquires

 

Operations


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Deborah Adams
Business Support Officer

Email: d.adams3@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7766
Room number: 32L.1.35

Ask me about: OneFinance, expenses, budgets, Junior Recruitment-NAC/ECT/LSE Fellows and IT requisition

 

 

Programmes

 

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Lakmini Staskus
Head of Programme Delivery

Email: l.staskus@lse.ac.ukecon.teaching@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7502
Room number: 32L.1.28A

Ask me about: BSc, MSc, MRes/PhD Programme Delivery (Strategic and Financial), Teaching Allocation, mentee and exam marking allocation, recruitment of Graduate Teaching Assistants, Teaching Fellows and Course Managers, departmental lecture and class timetable, Teaching Committee

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Sarah Burton
Undergraduate Programme Manager (Maternity Leave)

Email: s.l.burton@lse.ac.uk
For BSc Economics and BSc Economics with Economic History offer holders: econ.bsc.offerholders@lse.ac.uk. *If you have a query about applying to our BSc programmes, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office who administer applications.* 
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7680
Room number: 32L.1.03

Ask me about: management of BSc Programmes and BSc exams, pastoral care, Secretary to the Sub-Board of Examiners, managing BSc Welcome and social events, member of the BSc SSLC

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John Canfield
Programme Officer

Email: J.R.Canfield@lse.ac.uk

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Narmin Crorie
Undergraduate Examinations and Assessment Officer

Email: n.crorie@lse.ac.uk, econ.exams@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 6319
Room number: 32L.1.03

Ask me about: administrative and advisory support for all matters related to BSc exams, assessment guidance for students in accordance with the LSE Academic Code, supporting BSc Welcome and social events, class changes, supporting the organisation and administration of the BSc SSLC

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Alice O'Donkor
Student Engagement and Communications Assistant

Email: a.odonkor@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7491
Room number: 32L.1.26

Ask me about: Moodle editing and archiving, lecture recordings, reading lists, website maintenance and updates, Student HubEconomica social media, internal newsletters for staff and students, research on Department-related activities, promotion of departmental events

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Edel Ryall
MSc Programmes Manager; EC400 & EC451 Course Manager

Email: econ.msc@lse.ac.uke.ryall@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 6423
Room number: 32L.1.02

Ask me about: management of MSc programmes, management of Introductory Courses (EC400 and EC451), pastoral care, student guidance, management of MSc exams and Secretary to the MSc Sub-Board of Examiners, managing MSc Welcome and social events, supporting the administration of Course Choice and allocation of students to Academic Mentors, member of the MSc SSLC

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Rita Nemeth
Undergraduate Programme Manager (Maternity Cover)

Email: r.nemeth@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7551 
Room number: 32L.1.02

Ask me about: management of BSc Programmes and BSc exams, pastoral care, Secretary to the Sub-Board of Examiners, managing BSc Welcome and social events, member of the BSc SSLC

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Simon Vollar
Programme Manager (SSEIP)

Email: S.Vollar@lse.ac.uk

 

Graduate Admissions

 

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Shubhra Mitra
Graduate Admissions Manager

Email: econ.pgadm@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 6240
Room number: 32L.1.35A

Ask me about: overall management of the Department’s admissions policies, processes (Taught Masters, MRes/PhD Economics programmes and Visiting Research), coordinating academic selectors, liaison with LSE Graduate Admissions, supporting applicants/offer holders and maintaining admission-related information on the Department website

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Lorna Severn
Graduate Admissions Administrator

Email: econ.pgadm@lse.ac.uk
Telephone:  +44 (0)20 7955 7490
Room number: 32L.1.35A

Ask me about: administrative support for the Graduate Admissions team, MRes/PhD Economics offer and funding nomination processes, the MRes/PhD Admissions Committee and Funding & Recruitment Committee; administration for the MRes/PhD Economics programme and MSc offers, supporting applicants and offer holders, managing and reporting admissions data, maintaining admission-related information on the Department website

 

Research Operations


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John Curtis
Head of Research Operations

Email: J.Curtis@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), MRes/PhD Programme Delivery (Strategic) Coordination and resourcing of the Department's research environment, PhD Placement exercise (Strategic), Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellow contracts (Strategic and Financial)

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Emma Taverner
MRes/PhD Programme Manager

Email: e.taverner@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7418
Room number: 32L.1.28

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Anna Watmuff
Research Operations Assistant

Email: a.m.watmuff@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7868
Room number: 32L.1.35A

Ask me about: administrative support to the Department’s Graduate Admissions team, supporting applicants and offer holders, submission of academic references, support to the PhD Placement Officer and Administrator, providing administrative support to PhD Job Market candidates, support of MRes/PhD social activities, PA to Chris Pissarides

Communications


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Charlotte Sedgwick Rough
Departmental Website and Social Media Editor 

Email: c.rough@lse.ac.uk
Telephone:  +44 (0)20 7955 7514
Room number: 32L.1.26

Ask me about: the Department’s website and social media channels (content, updates and analytics), digital resources, student and staff email lists, communications activities, communications strategy, the Department of Economics’ news and events newsletter, CMS training

 

Department Managers


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Nallini Samuel
Department Manager (Operations)

Email: n.s.samuel@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7545
Room number: 32L.1.28A

Ask me about: managing Departmental financial records and budget, Junior Recruitment, PhD Job Market, space management, Emergency Planning and Business Continuity, health and safety, HR processes

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Andy Wilson
Department Manager (Planning and Resources)

Email: a.wilson5@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7230
Room number: 32L.1.24

Ask me about: leading the Professional Services team, principal administration for financial policy and planning, administrative staff management, succession planning and change management, reviewing submissions to School Committees and external agencies/funding bodies and review processes for academic staff

 

 

Alphabetical list

A-Z

 

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Deborah Adams
Business Support Officer

Email: d.adams3@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7766
Room number: 32L.1.35

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Sarah Burton
Undergraduate Programme Manager (Maternity Leave)

Email: s.l.burton@lse.ac.uk
For BSc Economics and BSc Economics with Economic History offer holders: econ.bsc.offerholders@lse.ac.uk.
*If you have a query about applying to our BSc programmes, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office who administer applications.*   
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7680
Room number: 32L.1.03

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John Canfield
Programme Officer

Email: J.R.Canfield@lse.ac.uk

 

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Narmin Crorie
Undergraduate Examinations and Assessment Officer

Email: n.crorie@lse.ac.ukecon.exams@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 6319
Room number: 32L.1.03

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John Curtis
Head of Research Operations

Email: J.Curtis@lse.ac.uk

 

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Shubhra Mitra
Graduate Admissions Manager

Email: econ.pgadm@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 6240
Room number: 32L.1.35A

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Rita Nemeth
Undergraduate Programme Manager (Maternity Cover)

Email: r.nemeth@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7551 
Room number: 32L.1.02

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Alice O'Donkor
Student Engagement and Communications Assistant

Email: a.odonkor@lse.ac.ukeconmoodle@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7491
Room number: 32L.1.26

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Sharon Peate
Department Office Administrator

Email: s.b.peate@lse.ac.ukecon.hub@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7955 7542
Room number: 32L.1.01

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Edel Ryall
MSc Programmes Manager

Email: econ.msc@lse.ac.uke.ryall@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 6423
Room number: 32L.1.02

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Nallini Samuel
Department Manager (Operations)

Email: n.s.samuel@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7545
Room number: 32L.1.28A

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Charlotte Sedgwick Rough
Departmental Website and Social Media Editor 

Email: c.rough@lse.ac.uk
Telephone:  +44 (0)20 7955 7514
Room number: 32L.1.26

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Lorna Severn
Graduate Admissions Administrator

Email: econ.pgadm@lse.ac.uk
Telephone:  +44 (0)20 7955 7490
Room number: 32L.1.35A

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Lakmini Staskus
Head of Programme Delivery

Email: l.staskus@lse.ac.ukecon.teaching@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7502
Room number: 32L.1.28A

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Emma Taverner
MRes/PhD Programme Manager

Email: e.taverner@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7418
Room number: 32L.1.28

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Dária Turekova
Department Office Administrator

Email: d.turekova@lse.ac.ukecon.hub@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 6426
Room number: 32L.1.01

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Simon Vollar
Programme Manager (SSEIP)

Email: S.Vollar@lse.ac.uk

 

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Anna Watmuff
Research Operations Assistant

Email: a.m.watmuff@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7868
Room number: 32L.1.35A

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Andy Wilson
Department Manager (Planning and Resources)

Email: a.wilson5@lse.ac.uk 
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7230
Room number: 32L.1.24