SOAS University of London

Human Resources

Human Resources Staff

Human Resources Director

Paul Doyle

Human Resources Key Contacts
  • Tim Surch - Interim, HR Business Partner (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
  • Seema Sanyal - HR Business Partner (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Professional Services, Language Centre and IFCELS)
  • Marie Stacey - Payroll and Pensions Manager
  • Emily Crofts - HR Systems and Project Lead
  • Serena Yeo - Staff Learning and Development Manager

SOAS Human Resources Directorate contact information and Core HR Structure


HR Business Partners

Tim Surch
Interim, HR Business Partner (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
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Seema Sanyal
HR Business Partner (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Departments of Professional Services, Language Centre & IFCELS)
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Employee Relations Consultants

Caroline Nield
Employee Relations Consultant (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Departments of Professional Services, Language Centre & IFCELS)
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Alka Bhanderi
Employee Relations Consultant (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
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HR Systems and Projects



Recruitment and Operations Team

Jessie Suganthy
Recruitment and Operations Officer (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
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Anam Akhtar
Recruitment and Operations Officer (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Departments of Professional Services, Language Centre & IFCELS)
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Taiwo Ogunjimi
Recruitment and Operations Administrator (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
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Rose Haigh
Recruitment and Operations Administrator (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Departments of Professional Services, Language Centre & IFCELS)
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Maria Mitchell
Recruitment and Operations Assistant (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
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Payroll & Pensions Staff



Staff Development Staff