SOAS University of London

Centres and Institutes Office Staff

Mr Sunil Pun
Executive Officer, SOAS South Asia Institute
Sunil Pun
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4390
  • Email:
  • Room: 359
  • Academic Support Hours: Tues, Weds, Thurs
Dr Cristina Martinez-Juan
Executive Officer, Philippines Studies at SOAS
Cristina Juan

Philippine Post-colonial and Comparative Literature Studies; British Occupation of Manila; Philippine languages and linguistics; Ethnography of Communication; Writing systems; Southeast Asian Studies; Gender and Migration..

  • Tel: 020 7898 4062
  • Email:
  • Room: 450
  • Academic Support Hours: Wednesday 1-2pm or by appointment

Mr Aki Elborzi
Executive Officer, Centres & Institutes
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  • Tel: (0)20 7898 4448 (SMEI)
  • Email:
  • Room: 361 (CIO / SMEI) / S130 (SCI)
  • Academic Support Hours: Mon - Thurs (full) / Fri (half)

Ms Mara Patessio
BAJS Executive Secretary, Japan Research Centre
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  • Tel: 020 7898 4844
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  • Room: 361
  • Academic Support Hours: By appointment
Ms Yoshiko Jones
Co-ordinator of Japanese Language Proficiency Test and Sir Peter Parker Awards, Japan Research Centre
Yoshiko Jones

Ms Jones coordinates The Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese and Japanese Language Proficiency Test at the SOAS Japan Research Centre.