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Collectively, the teams within APSE are responsible for helping academic departments develop and enhance their academic programmes, supporting academic colleagues to manage their own professional development and working with students to enhance their academic and life skills.


APSE Executive Team

The Executive Team oversee the work of the services within APSE to ensure strategic priorities are delivered, while acting as a link between those services and the Faculties they support:

Jamie Butler: Deputy Director of APSE and Head of Academic Programmes Office

Helen Smith: Deputy Director of APSE and Head of the Careers Service

Richard Simpson, Director of the English Language Teaching Centre

Andrea Bath: Deputy Head of Careers

Ellie Reynolds: Deputy Head of Academic Programmes Office

Amy Jeffries: Head of Academic Practice and Skills Development

Willy Kitchen: Head of the Department for Lifelong Learning

Contact details for each Team are available on the Staff Hub (login required)