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Meet the Team


Sharne Procter
Director of the International Office

Sharne oversees all activity in the International Office and is also Regional Manager for Pakistan.

Fiona O'Carroll
Deputy Director of the International Office

Fiona oversees a wide range of International Office projects and has particular responsibility for partnerships and exchanges.

International Student Recruitment and Marketing

Victoria Anderson
Assistant Director (Marketing & Recruitment)

Victoria is responsible for the planning and management of the recruitment and marketing activities across the Internaitonal Office. She is also Country Manager for the Hong Kong, China and UK markets.

Bill Hoare

Regional Manager (Europe)

Bill is responsible for marketing and recruitment in Europe.

Dr Liadi Mudashiru (Kola)
Regional Manager (Middle East and Africa)

Kola is responsible for marketing operations in the Middle East and Africa.

Beth Pearson

Regional Manager (North America)

Beth is responsible for marketing and recruitment in the East Coast USA and Canada and the international admissions team. She is also the International Office's 'Green Champion'.

David Thornber
Regional Manager (South and South East Asia)

David is responsible for marketing and recruitment in South and South East Asia including India, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia.

Kristi McFarland
International Officer (US) - maternity leave from April 2018

Kristi is responsible for marketing and recruitment in the West of the United States and Mexico and is based in the US.

Kate Brennan

International Officer

Kate is responsible for international student recruitment in the Department of Engineering

Tel: +44 (0)191 334 2444


Tracy Maratty
International Assistant

Tracy supports the International Student Recruitment, Admissions and Events team.


International Partnerships and Mobility

Jemima Lloyd
Assistant Director (University Relations)

Jemima is responsible for the development of International Partnerships, Networks and Scholarships.

Lucy Turzynski

MNU Co-ordinator

Lucy is the lead contact for the Matariki Network at Durham.

Joe Mulhern

International Partnerships Officer

Study Abroad & Exchange

Emma Pearce
Exchanges & Study Abroad Manager

Emma manages the University’s Erasmus, overseas exchange and study abroad programmes including agreements, support and admissions.

Rachael Bird
Exchanges and Study Abroad Assistant

Rachael supports the Exchanges & Study Abroad Manager. She also supports and administers the admissions process for incoming Erasmus/Overseas Exchange & Study Abroad students and the administration of Erasmus staff exchanges. Rachael is also the Health & Safety Coordinator for the Department.

Mike Purvis
Exchanges and Study Abroad Assistant

Mike supports the International Partnerships and Mobility team. He also supports and administers the admissions process for Erasmus/Overseas Exchange & Study Abroad programmes (outgoing).

International Undergraduate Admissions

Lorraine Bennett
International Admissions Officer

Lorraine manages the admissions process for international students applying for undergraduate programmes.

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