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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

 

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Sharon Peate
Department Administrator

Email: s.b.peate@lse.ac.ukecon.hub@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: handling Department enquires, Department health and safety procedures, Business continuity, the Department's Public Lecture Programme (PLP), departmental student study rooms, coordinating GTA office hours, room bookings, reporting maintenance issues to Estates, providing administrative support to PhD Job Market candidates.

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Dária Turekova
Administration Officer 

Email: d.turekova@lse.ac.ukecon.hub@lse.ac.uk

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

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

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Irina Zaraisky
EA to the Department of Economics/STICERD Administrator

Email: i.zaraisky@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: Departmental Committee meetings, executive and diary support to the Head of the Department of Economics and administrative support to STICERD. 

 

Programmes

 

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Lakmini Staskus
Head of Programme Delivery

Email: l.staskus@lse.ac.ukecon.teaching@lse.ac.uk

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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Joseph Buah
BSc Programme Assistant 

Email: j.buah@lse.ac.uk

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Sarah Burton
Undergraduate Programme Manager

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.* 

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
MSc Programme Administrator (On secondment)

Email: J.R.Canfield@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: administration of MSc Programmes, MSc exams and student communication.

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Narmin Crorie
BSc Programme Administrator

Email: n.crorie@lse.ac.uk, econ.exams@lse.ac.uk

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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Kelly Lewis
MSc Programme Manager

Email: k.lewis4@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: management of MSc Programmes and Introductory courses EC400 and EC451, MSc Exams, MSc Welcome and social events, Graduate Course Choice, Academic Mentor allocation and MSc SSLCs.

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Alice O'Donkor
Student Engagement and Communications Officer

Email: a.odonkor@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: maintenance of the programmes websites, Student Hub, social media, student newsletters, promotion of programmes events, maintenance of programmes mailing lists.

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Simone-Leah Robinson
MSc Programme Administrator 

Email: econ.msc@lse.ac.ukecon.exams.pg@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: administration of MSc Programmes, MSc exams and student communication.

 

Graduate Admissions

 

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Shubhra Mitra
Graduate Admissions Manager

Email: econ.pgadm@lse.ac.uk

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

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 & Department REF Facilitator

Email: J.Curtis@lse.ac.uk

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

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Emma Taverner
MRes/PhD Programme Manager

Email: e.taverner@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: management of MRes and PhD programmes, support and advice to MRes and PhD students, MRes/PhD SSLC, PhD Moodle Portal, Graduate Studies Committee, MRes Sub-board Committee, progress reports, MRes exams, PhD theses and vivas, financial support funds, the PhD job market, ORAs, student events and the EDP Jamboree.

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Anna Watmuff
Research Operations Assistant

Email: a.m.watmuff@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: Administrative support for the Department’s Research activities, including the REF and KEI, support for the MRes/PhD Programme including PhD Job Market support and student communications, PA to Chris Pissarides and administrative support to the Economica Journal, including the delivery of two public lectures per year.

Communications

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Senior Communications Officer (Postholder TBC)

Email: Econ.Comms@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: the Department’s website and social media channels (content, updates and analytics), Economica social media, digital resources, communications activities, communications strategy, promotion of departmental events, internal staff newsletter, staff mailing lists, CMS training.

 

Department Managers

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Nallini Samuel
Department Manager (Operations)

Email: n.s.samuel@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: Department Operations and Communications, including financial records and budget, Junior Recruitment, HR processes, Space Management, Business Continuity, Health and Safety and Communications projects.

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Andy Wilson
Department Manager (Planning and Resources)

Email: a.wilson5@lse.ac.uk

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

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Joseph Buah
BSc Programme Assistant 

Email: j.buah@lse.ac.uk

 

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Sarah Burton
Undergraduate Programme Manager 

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.*  

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John Canfield
MSc Programme Administrator (On secondment)

Email: J.R.Canfield@lse.ac.uk

 

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Narmin Crorie
BSc Programme Administrator

Email: n.crorie@lse.ac.ukecon.exams@lse.ac.uk

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John Curtis
Head of Research Operations & Department REF Facilitator

Email: J.Curtis@lse.ac.uk

 

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Kelly Lewis
MSc Programme Manager

Email: k.lewis4@lse.ac.uk

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Shubhra Mitra
Graduate Admissions Manager

Email: econ.pgadm@lse.ac.uk

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Alice O'Donkor
Student Engagement and Communications Officer

Email: a.odonkor@lse.ac.ukeconmoodle@lse.ac.uk

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Sharon Peate
Department Office Administrator

Email: s.b.peate@lse.ac.ukecon.hub@lse.ac.uk

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Simone-Leah Robinson
MSc Programme Administrator 

Email: econ.msc@lse.ac.ukecon.exams.pg@lse.ac.uk

Ask me about: administration of MSc Programmes, MSc exams and student communication.

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Nallini Samuel
Department Manager (Operations)

Email: n.s.samuel@lse.ac.uk

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Lorna Severn
Graduate Admissions Administrator

Email: econ.pgadm@lse.ac.uk

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Lakmini Staskus
Head of Programme Delivery

Email: l.staskus@lse.ac.ukecon.teaching@lse.ac.uk

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Emma Taverner
MRes/PhD Programme Manager

Email: e.taverner@lse.ac.uk

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Dária Turekova
Department Office Administrator

Email: d.turekova@lse.ac.ukecon.hub@lse.ac.uk

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Anna Watmuff
Research Operations Assistant

Email: a.m.watmuff@lse.ac.uk

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Andy Wilson
Department Manager (Planning and Resources)

Email: a.wilson5@lse.ac.uk

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Irina Zaraisky
EA to the Department of Economics/STICERD Administrator

Email: i.zaraisky@lse.ac.uk