People

Meet the people who make up the Cumberland Lodge team.

Find out more about the Cumberland Lodge staff, as well as our 20 doctoral Fellows. For more information on our Fellowship scheme, click here.

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Canon Dr Edmund Newell

Chief Executive

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Mike Durham

Chief Operating Officer

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Professor Melissa Butcher

Programme Director

Merrill Ryan

Merrill Ryan

Hospitality Director

Colin Baker wearing his nice shirt, stood outside Cumberland Lodge.

Colin Baker

Buildings Manager

Nicola Hine

Nicola Hine

Communications & Engagement Manager

Sarah Mann

Sarah Mann

Meetings & Events Manager

Rob Szewczyk

Robert Szewczyk

Head Chef

Ross Brooks

Ross Brooks

Sous Chef

Sally Craig in the Cumberland Lodge dining room.

Sally Craig

Dining Room Supervisor

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Nasima Khatun

Finance Manager

Joanne Marshall

Joanne Marshall

Housekeeping Supervisor

Alison Taggart

Alison Taggart

Senior Duty Manager

Joe Adams outside Cumberland Lodge.

Joe Adams

Maintenance

Michael Barron

Michael Barron

Senior Chef de Partie

Kylie Brown

Kylie Brown

Housekeeper

Mirela Cili-Thompson

Mirela Cili-Thompson

Housekeeper

Nicky Cole at Cumberland Lodge

Nicola Cole

Duty Manager

Lewis Deluca

Lewis Deluca

Chef de Partie

Carly Dolby

Carly Dolby

Housekeeper

Lee-Lee Foley

Lee-Lee Foley

Housekeeper

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Melissa Galvan

HR Officer & Executive Assistant

Shirley Gorman

Shirley Gorman

Housekeeper

Leigh Hamilton outside Cumberland Lodge.

Leigh Hamilton

Decorator

Jayanthini Jeevendra

Jayanthini Jeevendra

Housekeeper

Natalja Lipka

Programme Administrator

Nicola Matthews

Nicola Mathews

Housekeeper

Tina Ogwang at Cumberland Lodge

Christina Ogwang

Programme Officer

Munny Purba at Cumberland Lodge

Munny Purba

Programme Officer

Amy Smith

Amy Smith

Dining Room Assistant

Andrea Timmis in the Cumberland Lodge dining room.

Andrea Timmis

Dining Room Assistant

Jack Verduyn

Jack Verduyn

Digital Communications Officer

Mary-Kate Wolseley

Mary-Kate Wolseley

Outreach Officer and EA to the CE

Meghan Wood

Meghan Wood

Housekeeper

Marcus Woodhead

Marcus Woodhead

Kitchen Hygiene Manager

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Peter Symonds

Volunteer Volunteering Co-ordinator

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Sarah Bibi

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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John Coggin

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Eleanor Clarke

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Basma El Doukhi

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Sylvia Ikomi

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Meaghan Malloy

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Nicola O’Donnell

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Shahira Shahir

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Siyi Wang

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Amir-Hosseyn Yassari

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2022-24

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Claire Agius

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Favour Borokini

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Mattia Emma

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Sali Hafez

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Caroline Onyuka

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Zoe Strong

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Cee Swakamisa

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Khin Thet San

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Samuel Wairimu

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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Rong Wei

Cumberland Lodge Fellow, 2023-25

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John Lotherington

Vice-Chair of Trustees

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Stephen Harvey

Trustee

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David Isaac CBE

Trustee

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David Matthews

Treasurer

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JP Rangaswami

Trustee

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Dennis the cat

Frequent visitor