Departmental Officers have responsibility for specific areas of our operation. Please refer to the listings below to identify the person most appropriate for your query.

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General Departmental Administration

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 Nick Buenfeld

Head of Department

Professor Nick Buenfeld, +44 (0)20 7594 5955

Responsible for all activity and matters relating to the normal working of the Department. On issues relating to policy and planning, he is advised by his senior academic staff together with the Departmental Operations Manager. For the day-to-day management of student-related matters, he delegates executive authority to departmental officers.

Executive Assistant: Ms Lucy Chivers, +44 (0)20 7594 6098
 Lindsey Anne Cumming

Departmental Operations Manager

Lindsey Anne Cumming, +44 020 7594 2715
Responsible for the coordination of departmental administration and is especially responsible for the monitoring and control of the financial planning and financial activities of the whole department.  She is also managerial assistant to the Head of Department.
 Louise Green

Disabilities Liaison Officer

Mrs Louise Green, +44 (0)20 7594 6045
The Department’s Disabilities Advisor.
 Leroy Gardner

Director of Research

Professor Leroy Gardner, +44 (0)20 7594 6058
The Director of Research chairs the Departmental Research Committee, represents the Department on the Faculty Research Committee and oversees the Departmental research strategy.
 Geoff Fowler

Safety Officer

Dr Geoff Fowler, +44 (0)20 7594 5973
Responsible for advice and guidance on, and reporting of, health and safety matters including risk assessments and safety training for staff and students. He ensures that necessary controls for managing risks are implemented effectively and conform with College and legal requirements. He monitors and reviews health and safety management, undertakes safety inspections and investigates accidents and near misses.
 Jamie Standing

Teaching Quality Director

Dr Jamie Standing, +44 (0)020 7594 6072
Responsible for provision of teaching training for new academic staff and peer observation of the teaching programme for the Department.
 Ana Mijic

Outreach Coordinator

Dr Ana Mijic, +44 (0)20 7594 ????
Responsible for the coordination of outreach activities across the Department, and the development of outreach opportunities with external parties.
 Eugenia Kidd

Librarian

Mrs Eugenia Kidd, +44 (0)20 7594 6007
Responsible for the provision of library services to students and staff including introductory talks to all new students/staff members.  She also looks after the financial and administrative aspects of the Library.
 Alexandra WIlliams

Industrial and Professional Liaison Administrator

Alexandra Williams, +44 (0)20 7594 5995
Responsible for information provision and first point of contact for queries relating to Civil and Environmental Career Opportunities, Industrial and Professional coordination and Internship Liaison.
 Ana Ruiz Teran

Professional Institutions Liaison Officer

Dr Ana Ruiz-Teran, +44 (0)20 7594 6005
Responsible for the interaction between the Department and the Professional Bodies, arranging sessions for students and staff on the benefits of becoming professionally qualified, and highlighting the membership grades and application routes available. She actively encourages attendance at relevant lectures and seminars and participation in competitions.
 Peter Stafford

Departmental Careers Adviser

Dr Peter Stafford, +44 (0)20 7594 6005
Responsible for the interface between Departmental Careers activities and those of the College Careers service. His role includes the provision of support to students in their quest to secure graduate positions as well as internships during their studies. He interacts with industrial partners to arrange presentations and recruitment-related activities. The first point of contact for Careers-related enquiries is Alexandra Williams.
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Department IC-TAP Representative

Mr Andrew Pullen; +44 020 7594 5978
Core Departmental Administration
Core Departmental Administration

Postgraduate Administration

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 Bassam Izzuddin

Director of MSc Programme

Professor Bassam Izzuddin, +44 (0)20 7594 5985
Responsible for coordinating the running of the MSc programme and for its overall development, quality and policy. He is supported on the operational front by MSc cluster/course directors, who deal with course-specific matters including admissions.

Ahmer Wadee

Director of PhD Programme

Professor Ahmer Wadee, +44 (0)20 7594 6050
Responsible for the overall administration of the PhD programme. He ensures that College Research Degree regulations are upheld. He chairs the Department Postgraduate Research Management Committee and the examiners approval panel. He works closely with supervisors - monitoring progress to ensure timely completion and submission of theses. He reports to the College Postgraduate Research Quality Committee.

Catherine O'Sullivan

Postgraduate Tutor

Dr Catherine O'Sullivan, +44 (0)20 7594 6117
Overall responsibility for the pastoral care for all postgraduate students in the Department. She chairs the Staff-Student Liaison Committees for taught and research postgraduate students (the forums for discussions between student representatives and key staff). She also coordinates the training of Graduate Teaching Assistants and oversees their provision in support of the Department teaching.
 Fionnuala Donovan

Postgraduate Administrator

Fionnuala Donovan, +44 (0)20 7594 5929
Responsible for central postgraduate (MSc) administration for the Department and is the main liaison with the College Registry. She advises on qualifications, eligibility and recruitment.
Sarah Willis

Departmental Research Administrator 

Sarah Willis, +44(0)20 7594 1127
Responsible for postgraduate (PhD) administration for the Department and is the main liaison with the College Registry. She advises on qualifications, eligibility and recruitment.
Postgraduate Administration
Postgraduate Administration

MSc Cluster Directors:

  • Advanced Structural Engineering Cluster, Peter Stafford, +44 (0)207 594 7916 
  • Environmental Engineering Cluster, Sue Grimes, Adrian Butler +44 (0)207 594 5967
  • Geotechnics Cluster, Jamie Standing, Stavroula Kontoe +44 (0)207 594 6077
  • Transport Cluster (Intercollegiate with University College London), Dan Graham, +44 (0)207 594 6100
  • Systems Engineering and Innovation, Christian Onof, +44 (0)20 7594 5995

Undergraduate Administration

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 Louise Green

Admissions Tutor

Mrs Louise Green, +44 (0)20 7594 6045
Responsible for all aspects of undergraduate admission including schools liaison and outreach activities. She provides advice on entry requirements and qualification equivalence for overseas candidates. 
 Mike Templeton

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Dr Mike Templeton, +44 (0)20 7594 6099
Responsible the general management of Undergraduate studies in the Department. He is responsible for its administration and quality. He coordinates the teaching programme and monitors and controls student workloads. He also chairs the staff-student liaison committee (a forum for exchange between student representatives and key staff).
 Andrew Phillips

Senior Tutor and Learning Threads Coordinator

Dr Andrew Phillips, +44 (0)20 7594 6081
Responsible overall for the pastoral care of the undergraduate student body, including coordination of the personal tutoring system. The Senior Tutor will liaise with staff and students about module delivery issues when these cannot be resolved by the parties involved. His learning thread coordinator role will focus on Design, Risk (including health and safety) and Sustainability learning threads. 
 Anna Hikel

Undergraduate Office / Senior Tutor Administrator

Ms Anna Hikel, +44 (0)20 7594 6002 
Responsible for the day-to-day pastoral welfare of undergraduate students, advising them when they have difficulties and keeping records on health, absences, etc. She also monitors student attendance.  She provides administrative support to the academic year coordinators and is responsible for collecting and recording coursework submissions.
 Tina Mikellides

Undergraduate Office / Year Abroad Administrator

Ms Tina Mikellides, + 44 (0)207 594 5965
Responsible for the administration of the Year Abroad programme including arrangements for all incoming and outgoing students. She provides administrative support to the Year Abroad Coordinator including guiding students through the application process. She also provides administrative support to the Undergraduate programme as a whole working in various areas including admissions, examinations and the UROP scheme.
 Dan Graham

Undergraduate Examinations Officer

Professor Dan Graham, +44 (0)20 7594 6088
Responsible for maintaining the digital repository of coursework and examination marks, and processing these for submission to the Board of Examiners.
Undergraduate Administration
Undergraduate Administration

Academic Undergraduate Year coordinators:

Finance and HR Administration

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 Lucy Chivers

Lucy Chivers

HR Administrator / Executive Assistant to Head of Department and Departmental Operations Manager
Room 441, + 44(0)207 594 6098
Email Lucy
 Gianluca Guadagno

Gianluca Guadagno

Finance Officer
Room 407, +44 (0)207 594 3817
Email Gianluca
 Tanya Clark

Tanya Clark

Finance Assistant
Room 407, +44 (0)207 594 6011
Email Tanya
Finance, HR and Research Admin
Finance, HR and Research Admin

 

Research Strategy and Administration

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 Leroy Gardner

Director of Research

Professor Leroy Gardner, +44 (0)20 7594 6058
The Director of Research chairs the Departmental Research Committee, represents the Department on the Faculty Research Committee and oversees the Departmental research strategy.
Ben Kidd

Research Programmes Manager

Ben Kidd, +44(0)20 7594 1742
Working with the Director of Research to develop a diverse portfolio of research activities, managing relationships with potential sponsors from industry and government. Responsible for identifying and creating opportunities for major research projects and working with academic staff and collaborators to develop funding proposals.
Sarah Willis

Departmental Research Administrator 

Sarah Willis, +44(0)20 7594 1127
Responsible for postgraduate (PhD) administration for the Department and is the main liaison with the College Registry. She advises on qualifications, eligibility and recruitment.
Research Strategy and Administration
Research Strategy and Administration

 

Professional Services and Research Group Administrators

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 Judith Barritt

Judith Barritt

MSc Cluster Administrator, EWRE
Room 230, +44 (0)207 594 5967, Email Judith
 Ruth Bello

Ruth Bello

MSc Cluster Administrator, Structures
Room 439, +44 (0)207 594 6040, Email Ruth
 Yamini Chikhlia

Yamini Chikhlia

General Office, Postgraduate Assistant
Room 118, +44 (0)207 594 5932, Email Yamini
 Lucy Chivers

Lucy Chivers

Executive Assistant to Head of Department and Departmental Operations Manager
Room 441, + 44(0)207 594 6098, Email Lucy
 Fionnuala Donovan

Fionnuala Donovan

General Office Manager/ Postgraduate Administrator / Digital Office Manager
Room 118a - General office, +44 (0)207 594 5929, Email Fionnuala
 Sue Feller

Sue Feller

MSc Cluster Administrator, Geotechnics
Room 529, +44 (0)207 594 6077, Email Sue
 Angela Frederick

Angela Frederick

General Office and Digital Support
Room 118a, +44 (0)207 594 6123, Email Angela
 Louise Green

Louise Green

Undergraduate Office Manager
Room 401, +44 (0)207 594 6045, Email Louise
 Melanie Hargreaves

Melanie Hargreaves

General Office Assistant
Room 118a, +44 (0)207 594 5931, Email Mel
 Anna Hikel

Anna Hikel

Undergraduate Office / Senior Tutor Administrator
Room 401, +44 (0)207 594 6002, Email Anna
 Steve Hullock

Stephen Hullock

CDT Administrator & Assistant to Technical Services Manager
Room 437, +44 (0)207 594 5869, Email Steve
 Tina Mikellides

Tina Mikellides

Undergraduate Office / Year Abroad Administrator
Room 401, Undergraduate Office, +44 (0)207 594 5965, Email Tina
Ruth Bello

Maya Mistry

MSc Cluster Administrator, Centre for Transport Studies
Room tbc, +44 (0)207 594 6100, Email Maya
 Rebecca Naessens

Rebecca Naessens

Research Group Administrator, Fluid Mechanics
Room 328, +44 ( 0)207 594 5990, Email Rebecca
 Alexandra Williams

Alexandra Williams

Centre Support Manager,  The Railway and Transport Strategy Centre (RTSC) (Tue, Wed, Fri) 

Room 613, +44 (0)207 594 6153, Email Alex

Sarah Willis

Sarah Willis

Departmental Research Administrator
Room 443, +44 (0)207 594 1127, Email Sarah

Professional Services Staff
Research Group Administrators

Technical and Laboratory Staff

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Steve Ackerley 

Laboratory Research Officer, Geotechnics
Room 526, +44 (0)207 594 6082, Email Steve
 Stefan Algar

Stefan Algar

Laboratory and Concrete Operations Manager, Structures
Room 236, +44 (0)207 594 3169, Email Stefan
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Alan Bolsher 

Laboratory Technician, Geotechnics
Room 526, +44 (0)207 594 6068, Email Alan
 Les Clark

Les Clark 

Laboratory and Hydraulics Operations Manager, Structures
Room 236, +44 (0)207 594 5941, Email Les
 Dave de Ruyter  

Dave de Ruyter 

Laboratory Technician, Fluid Mechanics
Room 101b, +44 (0)207 594 5925, Email Dave
 Carol Edwards

Carol Edwards

Research Officer, EWRE section
Room 507, +44 (0)207 594 5970, Email Carol
 Gordon Herbert

Gordon Herbert

Structures Laboratory Research Technician, Structures
Room 236, +44 (0)207 594 6082, Email Gordon
 Bob Hewitt

Bob (Delroy) Hewitt

Technician Labourer, Department
+44 (0)207 594 3283, Email Bob
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Graham Keefe

Laboratory and Workshop Services Manager, Geotechnics
Room 553, +44 (0)207 594 5987, Email Graham
 Ron Millward

Ron Millward

Laboratory and Workshop Services Manager, Structures
Room 219b, +44 (0)207 594 5902, Email Ron
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Andrew Morris

Laboratory Technician, Structures
Room 236, +44 (0)207 594 5954, Email Andrew
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Alfredo Olivo 

Laboratory Technician, Structures
Room 120b, +44 (0)207 594 5949, Email Freddie
 Duncan Parker

Duncan Parker 

Research Technician, Geotechnics
Room 528, +44 (0)207 594 6069, Email Duncan
 Trevor Stickland

Trevor Stickland

Engineering Laboratory Technician, Structures
Room 236, +44 (0)207 594 3224, Email Trevor
Technical and Laboratory Staff
Finance, HR and Research Admin

Building Services

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 Clive Hargreaves

Clive Hargreaves

Technical Services Manager
Responsible for the management of the Department's technical workforce, laboratories and workshops. In conjunction with College Estate Services, he is responsible for the maintenance and building works of the Department. Additional duties include security and telecommunications.
Room 408, +44 (0)20 7594 5993, Email Clive
 Steve Hullock

Steve Hullock

Technical Services Assistant
Assisting the technical services manager with his duties. 
Room 437, +44 (0)20 7594 5869, Email Steve
Building and Services Team
Building and Services Team

Research Section Administration

Environment

Fluid Mechanics

Geotechnics

 

Structures

 

Transport

Research Centre Administration

CDT Sustainable Civil Eng

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Civil Engineering

 

Centre for Systems Engineering a

Systems Engineering and Innovation

RTSC

Railway and Transport Strategy Centre (RTSC)