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london director
associate director

Professor Slapper is Global Professor at New York University, and the author of many major law books, and academic articles. He is a legal consultant at 36 Bedford Row, the Chambers of Frances Oldham QC, and a writer on Law for The London Times. He is also a columnist for The Times online.

Before becoming director of NYU London, Professor Slapper was Dean of the Law School at the Open University, and taught a course on Law and Society at NYU London. He is Visiting Professor of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He read Law as an undergraduate and postgraduate at University College London, and gained his doctorate from the London School of Economics.

Eric has overall responsibility for all operational, student life, HR, financial, legal and planning issues. He also works with the Director on certain academic matters. Before joining NYUL in 2009 he was the Director of International Operations for Central College Abroad and had also led their programme in London. Eric is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and completed postgraduate education studies at the University of Cambridge.

Yvonne

Yvonne liaises with NYU in London faculty, deals with personnel matters, space allocation and facilities management. She also manages the budget of NYU in London. She came to NYU in London from City University, London in 2000, having held a number of posts within the School of Social Sciences.

Anna Maguire

Anna assists with the academic management of the site. She has degrees in English, specialising in American Literature, from SUNY Binghamton and Loughborough University. Before joining us at NYU, she spent time teaching English as a Foreign Language at the University of Sydney, Australia and worked as Registrar for AIU-London. 

Nigel Freeman

Nigel is responsible for the provision of health, welfare and Orientation activities, and many other services for NYU in London and Tisch in London upperclassmen students, having joined NYU in London in February 2005. He has a degree in Philosophy from the University of Leeds, is working towards a Masters degree in Management, and has looked after the welfare needs of American students in London for over a decade.

Tony Skitt

Tony leads the planning of co-curricular events and excursions, within the Student Life team. He is also the primary contact for Freshman students as NYU London, overseeing programmes of student welfare and pastoral support alongside the planning of Freshman events and trips. Tony has an honours degree in Business Administration, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (qualified teacher status) and many years experience working within international education, having run international programmes in Africa, Asia, Australia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East.

Robert Pinkerton

Robert leads the planning of co-curricular events and excursions and the organisation of public programmes at NYUL. He also coordinates community service and sports programming. Robert has been working with international students in London since 2001 and has worked at NYUL since May 2006. Robert has a degree in History from the University of Sheffield.

Donna

Donna provides counselling and wellness programming for NYU London Students. Donna joins NYU London from the Midlands. Working for 12 years as a part-time Peripatetic Counsellor she has set up and run the Counselling services in 3 Secondary schools. Donna has a Masters Degree in Counselling and is a BACP Accredited Counsellor. Donna also holds the Relate Certificate in Marriage and Couples Counselling and has worked privately with this client group.

Ruth Tucker

Ruth assists with human resources, timetabling, finance and facilities. She has degrees in English from Manchester Metropolitan University and Goldsmiths College, University of London. Before joining NYU in London, Ruth worked at The Bodleian Library in Oxford.

Luke Harper

Luke assists with academic affairs and supervises the student office assistants each semester. He holds a BSc degree in Multimedia and Digital Systems from Sussex University. Before joining NYU in London, Luke worked as the Examinations Coordinator at the Royal College of Physicians in London.

James Waygood

James assists with Student Life provisions, including welfare, housing, cultural trips/excursions and community service. James has a degree in Accounting & Law from the University of Manchester after which he worked as a Sabbatical Student Intern supporting Peer Support initiatives in the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences prior to joining NYUL.

Clare Calland

James assists with Student Life provisions, including welfare, housing, cultural trips/excursions and community service. James has a degree in Accounting & Law from the University of Manchester after which he worked as a Sabbatical Student Intern supporting Peer Support initiatives in the Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences prior to joining NYUL.

Fenton Green

Fenton is responsible for managing the technical services that NYU in London provide to staff and students. Fenton has a first class degree in Maths and Physics from King's College and has many years experience in IT working for Power Gen, Sainsbury's, Sage and Video Networks.

Consi Hoabes

Consi assists with housing and student life provisions. She has worked in student accommodation since her first year at university in various roles, including customer support assistant and administrator. She holds an aviation management degree.

Bart

Bart Maguire assists in providing technical services support at NYUL. He has many years experience in IT, working with Merril Lynch, Deutsche Bank and the University of Bristol. Originally from Ireland he lived for many years in London before moving to Bristol. However the lure of London proved too much and he has recently returned and is glad to be back.

Mark Walters

Mark has responsibilities for security, the mail and assists with audio-visual equipment. He is a Londoner born and bred and is a good source of knowledge about London. Mark loves sport, especially football, and is a keen Arsenal supporter.

Lorion

Lorion assists with residential and student life provisions and is there to be a friendly face around the residences and help any students in need. He has a degree in Hispanic Studies from the University of Kent at Canterbury and a Master's degree in International Liaison and Communication from the University of Westminster. Lorion has also studied for a year at the Autonomous University of Madrid and has lived in Barcelona as a language assistant for the British Council. He is a Londoner and is happy to help anyone wanting to get to know the city better.

Chris

Chris has responsibilities for both student welfare and facility administration within the NYUL residences. Chris has a degree in Economics from the University of Surrey where he also spent a semester abroad at the University of North Texas. Furthermore, Chris has a Masters degree in International Planning from University College London and has previously lived in Toronto for one year. He is an ardent Tottenham Hotspur fan.

Philippa

Philippa supports the work of the Finance and Operations co-ordinator, assisting with timetabling, facilities and finance. Philippa joined NYU in London in March 2012 and has a degree in English Literature and Politics from the University of Glasgow.

Professor with student in recording studio

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Yvonne Hunkin

Senior Assistant Director

Yvonne liaises with NYU London faculty, deals with personnel matters, space allocation and facilities management. She also manages the budget of NYU London. She came to NYU London from City University, London in 2000, having held a number of posts within the School of Social Sciences.

Phone: 020 7907 3203
Email: yvonne.hunkin@nyu.ac.uk
Room 19, 6 Bedford Square


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