Our Faculty leadership

Meet the people who lead the Faculty of Science and Engineering at the The University of Manchester.

Heads of School

Vice Deans

Professional Services

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    Alison Holt

    Alison is Executive Assistant to the Dean. As well as providing support for the Dean, Alison supports the Faculty Leadership Team, particularly with the coordination of the weekly Faculty Leadership Team meetings.

    Alison is also a member of Faculty’s Special Projects and Planning Team. Alison has worked at the University since 1988 and has a great insight into the operations of the Faculty and the wider University.

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    Gemma Lyons

    Gemma leads the Faculty Finance Team and is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant. She has worked in all three Faculties in various finance roles since joining the University in 2011.

    Gemma studied and gained her degree at The University of Manchester and holds a BA(Hons) in International Business, Finance and Economics.

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    Beth Daintree

    Beth is the Head of Faculty People and Organisational Development.

    Beth holds an MSc in Human Resource Management and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Beth is an experienced HR professional who has held both leadership and specialist HR roles.