Meet your Guild Staff

I’m delighted to introduce you to the staff who work hard to represent you, support you and provide opportunities! For information about our Student Leadership visit our Officer Team page.

Lily Margaroli
Guild President


Senior Leadership Team |  Activities Team | Advice Team | Voice Team | Marketing & Brand | Finance & Partnerships | Organisational Development

Senior Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) oversee specific areas of the Students’ Guild, or in the case of the Chief Executive, the whole organisation. SLT also provide support and mentoring for the Full-Time Officer team.

Alison Chambers
Chief Executive Alison Chambers
Cassie Thornton
Head of Marketing and Brand Cassie Thornton
Head of Finance Hannah Brown
Tom Barrass
Head of Student Engagement Thomas Barrass

Head of Organisational Development Sue Harding


Activities Team

The Activities team coordinate many of the opportunities available to students, including societies, volunteering and music. They also oversee Guild Reception.

Emily Jameson
Student Activities Manager Emily Jameson
Carol Boyd
Reception Assistant Carol Boyd
Tiago Havik
Music Facilities Co-ordinator Tiago Havik
Joe Mayo
Activities Co-ordinator Joe Mayo
Societies Co-ordinator Lauren Forrow
Delane Hammill
Activities Co-ordinator Delane Hammill


Advice Team

The Advice team provide confidential support to students at Exeter. They cover areas including finances, accommodation, welfare, academic support and widening participation.

Vics Brown
Student Advisor Manager Vics Brown
Claire Botham
Widening Participation Co-ordinator Claire Botham

Student Advisor Kim White

Student Advisor Dave Newport
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Student Advisor Helen Kongialis


Voice Team

The Voice team cover student representation at the Students’ Guild. They oversee elections, academic representation and other student leaders, and support our democratic structure and systems.

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Academic Communities & Representation Coordinator Tom Clemo
Andrew Trezise
Community Representation Co-ordinator Andrew Trezise


Marketing and Brand

The Marketing and Brand team oversee the Guild’s presence digitally and on campus, communications to students through a number of platforms, the Students’ Guild brand and manage public relations. They also cover research and student insights and measuring our impact, as well as supporting our campaign function.

Luke Appleton
Marketing & Communications Manager Emily De Ritter
Luke Appleton
Digital Manager Luke Appleton
Xanthippi Nanou
Senior Graphic Designer Xanthippi Nanou
Emily Billing
Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator Emily Billing
Amy Holden
Campaigns and Insights Manager Amy Holden
Amy Holden
Research & Insights Assistant Lucy Hallett


Finance and Partnerships and

The Finance team oversee the financial operations of the Students’ Guild. The sponsorship and partnership department work with external clients to provide a great student experience for all students at Exeter, alongside identifying and maximising opportunities that these relationships provide.

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Finance Assistant - Sales Ledger Ann Selway
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Finance Assistant - Purchase Ledger Demeltza Salsbury
Kate Christlow
Partnerships Manager Kate Christlow


Organisational Development

The organisational development team is a key Central Support function of the Guild including ICT, Facilities, Health & Safety, HR and Executive Support. They seek to provide excellent service and support to all members using their wealth of experience and knowledge.

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HR Services Co-ordinator Zena Crick
Mark Johnson
ICT and Infrastructure Manager Mark Johnson
Executive Support and Facilities Officer Lauren Chatfield
Lloyd Copp
ICT Technician Lloyd Copp


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