Our Team

Executive Team

College Management Structure

The College’s management structure is headed by Viv Gillespie, Principal who is responsible for all aspects of the College’s activities.

Viv Gillespie, Principal / Alan Pease, Deputy Principal / Mary Gleave, Vice Principal

The Principal heads the Executive Team which meets weekly to discuss strategic issues.

Student Support

Tel: 01473 382254 Email: support@suffolk.ac.uk


Marketing Manager: Craig Shimmon
01473 382574 Email: craigshimmon@suffolk.ac.uk

The marketing department is responsible for a range of activities in media relations, college publications, internal communications, public and marketing relations.

Finance Team

Tel: 01473 382750 Email: finance@suffolk.ac.uk

The finance department is responsible for a number of accounting functions including raising purchase orders, paying invoices, raising fee and sales invoices and banking. We also provide management accounts and information and produce the End of Year Financial Accounts. Alongside this Finance also administers the various Bursary and Free College Meals Funds.

If you would like further information please select one of the options below or contact us on the telephone number above.

Bursary & Free Meals
End of Year Financial Statements

Human Resources

Tel: 01473 382801 Email: HRenquiries@Suffolk.ac.uk

The college's HR Team is responsible for recruiting new staff, supporting the college management and leading workforce development.

Payroll and Health & Safety are also within this Team.

For information on our current vacancies go to www.suffolk.ac.uk/about/jobs

Business Development

Director of Business Development: Roderick Sutherland
Tel: 01473 382464 Email: business@suffolk.ac.uk

School of Construction, Engineering and Automotive

Head of Construction, Engineering and Automotive: Julie Minns
Tel: 01473 382326 Email: julieminns@suffolk.ac.uk

School Administrator: Jessica Ray
Tel: 01473 382418 Email: jessicaray@suffolk.ac.uk

School of Creative Arts and Digital Industries

Head of Creative Arts, Digital Industries: Amanda Winnick
01473 382588 Email: Amandawinnick@suffolk.ac.uk

School Administrators: Kayleigh Doyle/ Sally Barker
01473 382721 Email: Kayleighdoyle@suffolk.ac.uk / sallybarker@suffolk.ac.uk

School of Health, Care, Science, Sport and Foundation Learning

Head of Health, Care, Science and Sport, Foundation Learning: Rob Bates
Tel: 01473 382525 Email: RobBates@suffolk.ac.uk

School Administrator: Deborah Bullard
01473 382663 Email: deborahbullard@suffolk.ac.uk

School of Work Based Learning, Business and Apprenticeships

Head of Work Based Learning, Business and Apprenticeships: Sue Abbott
01473 382772 Email: sueabbott@suffolk.ac.uk

School Administrator: Val Dearsley/Katie Jay
01473 382295 Email: valeriedearsley@suffolk.ac.uk / katiejay@suffolk.ac.uk

Centre for English and Maths

Head of English & Maths: Jayne Sheehan
01473 382599 Email: Jaynesheehan@suffolk.ac.uk

School Administrator: Rachel Bullard
01473 382664 Email: rachelbullard@suffolk.ac.uk

Centre for Quality, Support and Teaching Development

Director of Quality, Support and Teaching Development: Marianne Flack
01473 382312 Email: Marianneflack@suffolk.ac.uk

Centre Administrator: Sophie Smuk
01473 382254 Email: sophiesmuk@suffolk.ac.uk