The Human Resources (HR) team work closely with Faculty and departmental managers to deliver an integrated and effective people management service.

The HR team are keen to hear your examples of good practice and positive behaviours across the Faculty. Take part in our positive behaviours survey.

The following day-to-day management functions are all supported by the HR team:

  • recruitment and retention of staff
  • issuing of staff contracts of employment
  • coordinating applications for work permits
  • liaison with Payroll department regarding payment of salaries/additional payments
  • employee relations issues including advice on informal performance and conduct management, sickness management, change management and work reorganisations,
  • assisting academics with the application of HR policies e.g. Fixed Term Contracts and disciplinary and grievance issues.

The team is based on Level 2, Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus. You can find contact details for the team below.

For general enquiries, please email

Team management


  • Ireti Webb

    Ireti Webb

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    Ireti Webb Senior Human Resources Manager

    +44 (0)20 7594 5478


    Ireti is responsible for the strategic direction of the Faculty's human resources and has overall management of the HR team, providing guidance and support.

HR advisers

HR advisers are responsible for providing best practice guidance and first line advisory support to staff and managers. This may include advising on: performance issues, disciplinary and grievance issues, sickness absence, restructuring and redundancy issues.

HR advisers

  • Sydney Cunningham

    Sydney Cunningham

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    Sydney Cunningham HR Adviser

    +44 (0)20 7594 5487


    Aeronautics, Chemical Engineering, Computing, Dyson School of Design Engineering

  • Becky Davey

    Becky Davey

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    Becky Davey HR Adviser

    +44 (0)20 7594 0983


    Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Bioengineering, Faculty Centre


    Becky currently works Monday - Wednesday

  • Lucy Elsby

    Lucy Elsby

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    Lucy Elsby HR Adviser

    +44 (0)20 7594 5839


    Earth Science & Engineering, Materials, Mechanical Engineering, Institutes (EFL, ISST, IMSE) and UKERC

Senior HR administrators

Senior HR administrators provide support and administration for contracts and contract changes, recruitment and selection, visa applications, the probationary process, leavers’ processes, payroll issues and general queries.

Senior Administrators

  • Jesika Limbu

    Jesika Limbu

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    Jesika Limbu Senior HR Administrator

    +44 (0)20 7594 5541


    Bioengineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Earth Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

  • Laura Kenealy

    Laura Kenealy

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    Laura Kenealy Senior HR Administrator

    +44 (0)20 7594 1718


    Aeronautics, Chemical Engineering, Computing, Dyson School of Design Engineering, Materials