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AMBS professional support services staff

Programme Administrators

The programme administrators focus on the day-to-day administration of the undergraduate degree programmes and can help you with information on most aspects of your general academic progress and personal welfare, and assist you with information about individual courses.

The Senior UG Programme Officer for all Alliance MBS undergraduate programmes is Helen Derbyshire, who is located in room Alliance MBS East/D20. Helen and her team are also the Alliance MBS administrative contact for the BMaP suite of courses.

Helen Derbyshire -
Phone: 44 (0) 161 306 3501  or extension 63501

Helen is supported by the following programme administration team:

  • Rosie White, who has particular responsibility for the BSc/BA in International Business, Finance and Economics (IBFE) programme and BMaP course administration - -Tel: 0161 275 4011
  • Vivien Browne, who has particular responsibility for BSc Management and International programmes - - Tel: 0161 275 4010
  • Dominika Huterova are our Programme Assistants and can be contacted at the number and email address below.

All of the above programme team support on the BSc Management / Management (specialisms), BSc International Management and BSc International Management with American Business Studies.

The programme administration team is available to help students from Monday to Friday between 10am and 4.00pm. Please go to the main undergraduate enquiries office, Alliance MBS East/D20 or contact them on 0161 306 3400 or at

Assessment and Student Support Centre staff

Staff in the Alliance MBS Undergraduate Assessment and Support Centre (ASSC) offer advice,  guidance and support on any issues that may affect your ability to study and can also signpost you to other support services within the University.  The arrangements for the School's undergraduate examinations and other forms of assessment are also handled by staff in this office.  Click here for further information.

The ASSC is based in Alliance MBS East building room D14. The office is open to students to either drop in or by appointment.  The staff of the ASSC are:

Gill Clarke, Manager                                    
Tel: 0161 306 3511 Email:

Jenny Brown, Student Support Coordinator
Tel: 0161 306 3502 Email:

Gary Halliwell, Student Support Assistant
Tel: 0161 275 0787 Email:

Kelly Salimian, Senior Assessment Administrator
Tel: 0161 306 3520 Email:

Samina Ali, Assessment Assistant
Tel: 0161 306 3409 Email:

Industrial Experience and International Exchange

Our undergraduate programme team support Programme Directors and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in relation to the arrangements for all students undertaking either a third year abroad (on IM and IMABS) or a full year work placement (all other programmes). Andrew Walker supports the exchange and Rashida Timol co-ordinates the industrial experience, both are located in Alliance MBS East/D20 - Undergraduate Services and can be contacted as follows:

Other UG Professional Support Services contacts

  • Sarah Featherstone, Head of MSc & UG Programme Services, Alliance MBS East/D22
  • Melanie Crank, MSc & UG Taught Programmes Manager, Alliance MBS East/D23
  • Chris McGlinchey, Programme Activities Manager, Alliance MBS East/D23
  • Linda Whittle, Senior Programme Administrator, Alliance MBS East/D20
  • Gail Hall, Programme Support Administrator, Alliance MBS East/D20
  • Kathryn Nicholls, Senior Admissions Administrator, Alliance MBS East/D34
  • David Morris, Admissions Assistant, Alliance MBS East/D35
  • Denis Buckley, Admissions and Conversion Officer, Alliance MBS East/D35