Meet Our People

Take a tour around our campus and you’ll meet people from all walks of life - from grounds staff to finance technicians, HR professionals to academics. Everyone plays an important part in enhancing the quality of our student experience, creating a community atmosphere, growing our student numbers and making our University a financially successful one.

If you really want to know what life is really like at York St John, don’t just take our word for it, see what our people have to say about us instead. Here, you’ll find just a small snapshot of what our people do day-to-day, and what they think about the York St John experience.

Meet some of the people who work at York St John

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Rachel Kirkup

Direct & Digital Engagement Manager


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Nic Streatfield

Head of Student Services


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Marije Davidson

Equality and Diversity Adviser


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Martin Dougherty

Estates Officer - Projects


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Debbi Boden-Angell

Director of ICT and Library Services


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Neil Rogers

Health & Safety Officer


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Stuart Smith

Porter


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Professor Karen Stanton

Vice Chancellor


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Revd Annie Rowley

York St John Chaplain


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Dominic Billington

Website Manager


Matt Harper

Student and Progression Worker (Converge)


Shelley Scaife

Directorate Administrator


Natalie Plonska

Trainee with Blueberry Academy


Dr Fiona Thompson

Deputy Vice Chancellor: Quality


Phill Gray

Deputy Director (Student Recruitment and Conversion)


"Being LGBT at York St John"