SDG Representatives

Each member university of the Mercian Collaboration elect a representative to serve on the Staff Development Group Committee. This committee reports to the Collaboration’s Director’s Group.  The current group chair, is Annmarie Lee (BCU).

Emma Hollingshead Emma Hollinshead Systems Specialist
Aston University
Annmarie Lee Annmarie Lee
Birmingham City University
Head of Customer Services
Susan Rodda Bishop Grosseteste University
Collections Librarian
Kirsty Kift Kirsty Kift Coventry University
Assistant Director: Customer Experience and Service Innovation
Ruth Knowles Ruth Knowles Cranfield University

Ruth Stubbings
Picture of Amy Jackson

Ruth Stubbings &
Amy Jackson
Co-Evaluation Officers
De Montfort University
Co-Heads of Library Services
Picture of Laura Pilsel Laura Pilsel Harper Adams University
Head of Library Services
Matt Cunningham Matthew Cunningham Loughborough University
User Services Manager
Chris Porter Christine Porter Newman University
Director of Library & Learning Services
Jo Neal &
Kate Marshall
Nottingham Trent University
Customer Services Manager
Headshot of Cheryl Gardner Cheryl Gardner Open University
Senior Library Manager (FASS and Live Engagement)
Alison Pope Learning and Information Services Manager
Staffordshire University
Jodie Heap Jodie Heap Subject Librarian
University College Birmingham
Teresa Jordan Teresa Jordan
Admin Officer
University of Birmingham
Head of Service Development
Kay Jeffries Kay Jeffries University of Derby
Library Service Manager
Stephen Parton University of Keele
Liaison Librarian (Medicine and Health Sciences)  
Missing person Laurian Williamson University of Leicester
Liz Mallett Liz Mallett University of Lincoln
Assistant Director: Academic Engagement
Heather McBryde-Wilding Heather McBryde-Wilding University of Northampton
Head of Service Development
Paul Cavanagh Paul Cavanagh Senior Librarian, Resource Acquisitions.
University of Nottingham
Jenny Rooney Jenny Rooney-Kennedy University of Warwick
Head of Service Delivery
Jon Granger Jon Granger University of Wolverhampton
Customer Services Manager
Phil Jones Phil Jones University of Worcester
Head of Content & Discovery
Gaz Johnson Gaz Johnson Mercian Collaboration
MC Development Officer [ex officio]