Staff contact details
For any urgent issues, please contact the Porters’ Lodge:
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 332360
Location: Main Site, Clare Hall, Herschel Road, Cambridge CB3 9AL, United Kingdom
Here is a map of Clare Hall. You can also find an interactive map of the University on this page.
Post can be sent to any Clare Hall Fellow, office, member of staff or student at the above address. For contact details of each office please see below.
If you are a current member, you can search for email addresses and phone numbers of Fellows, staff and students on the University lookup directory.
The majority of Clare Hall’s staff are based around the courtyard in Main Site, just beyond the Porters’ Lodge.
Clare Hall’s Accommodation Manager, Emma Carr, is contactable via firstname.lastname@example.org
As Accommodation Manager, Emma arranges new and existing student accommodation, residential reservations for the College’s Visiting and Research Fellows and Life Members; and manages guest room bookings.
Learn more about accommodation at Clare Hall via this page.
Alumni Relations and Development (Life Members)
The Alumni Relations & Development Office is the main point of contact for Life Members and Friends of Clare Hall, planning Life Member events, and supporting editorial on the annual Review publication.
Visits to the Archives are by appointment only. To arrange this or for any enquiries, please contact our Archivist, Elizabeth Stratton, via email at email@example.com; post to Archivist, Clare Hall, Herschel Road, Cambridge CB3 9AL; or telephone on +44 (0)1223 332375. Please note that Elizabeth works part-time.
Discover more about the History of Clare Hall.
Together with the College’s staff, the Bursar works to ensure that governance is well managed through the Governing Body (strategy), Council (trustees) and the Finance Committee. To contact our Bursar, Per Reiff-Musgrove, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clare Hall’s Domestic Bursar, Harry Joseph, is contactable via email@example.com. As Domestic Bursar, Harry manages the College’s operational teams, coordinating activity which ensures smooth daily running, as well as contributing to broader strategic development.
Communications and Marketing
For queries on communications, marketing and internal events publicity, as well as any media enquiries, please email our Communications & Marketing Manager, Katherine Selby, via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Katherine manages the College’s communications and marketing strategy, which includes publishing news stories, publicising College lectures and events and producing social media year-round. She is responsible for the College’s website content development and recent redesign, on which feedback is most welcome.
Conferencing and Events
The Operations Administrator supports the work of the Domestic Bursar, providing administrative support to his teams and taking the lead in organising external events such as private parties or dinners.
Learn about our conferencing and events offering via this page.
The Finance team is led by Cat Gordon-Strachan, and includes Sam Martensz, Yuriko Ito Riccio and Penny Zhang. They are responsible for making supplier payments, and for billings including member charges and student fees. The team also manages the Upay meals system and Formal Hall bookings.
To contact the Finance team please email email@example.com for supplier invoices and queries; firstname.lastname@example.org for Formal Hall bookings; and email@example.com for billings, Upay and all other queries.
Clare Hall is fortunate to have wonderfully attractive and well-maintained gardens, credit for which is due to the hard work of our small but dedicated team. The Head Gardener, David Smith, and his staff, Paul Haynes and Andrew Graves, are rightly proud of their efforts which ensure year-round brilliance.
For comments and queries regarding Clare Hall’s gardens, please complete our feedback form, or speak with a member of the team out and about.
Find glimpses of Clare Hall’s beautiful grounds and gardens via this page.
To contact our Governance Officer regarding Clare Hall’s Council and Governing Body, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Governance Officer assists the Bursar in preparing the agenda for Council and Governing Body, taking minutes and ensuring the smooth running of each meeting.
All Clare Hall buildings are kept spick-and-span through the dedicated efforts of our Housekeeping staff, led by the Housekeeping Manager, Agi Bundyra, who holds responsibility for the provision of cost-effective and efficient domestic services for our accommodation.
To discuss any matter regarding housekeeping, please email Agi via email@example.com
For any matter regarding human resources at Clare Hall, please email our HR Manager, Katrine Mackay, via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Katrine manages all aspects of human resources, such us recruitment, training and development, benefits administration, and ensuring staff wellbeing.
Learn about careers at Clare Hall and find our latest job vacancies here.
Catering services at Clare Hall are contracted via Wilson Vale, and our kitchens are managed by Claire Clark, who coordinates a fantastic catering team and front-of-house staff, ensuring our daily three-course meals, Formal Hall and feasts are the best they can be.
For catering enquiries, including regarding events, please email Claire at email@example.com
Maintenance of our buildings is coordinated by Andrew Brewer who, as the Maintenance Manager, is the first point of contact for all infrastructural issues and leads a small team of skilled tradespeople here at the College.
Clare Hall’s Nurse is Anne Considine. Anne is available to see Clare Hall students on Wednesdays from 9am-5:30pm. To book a confidential consultation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anne is based at Robinson College and can help students with a variety of health and welfare needs including assistance with minor illnesses and injuries, while offering advice and support with emotional issues. If specialist help is required, she will direct students to the appropriate service such as GP, University Counselling Service or other suitable providers.
Our Porters pride themselves in providing a calm and professional service when helping our members with their enquiries. They look after the general security of the College, control the house and guest room keys and the electronic card key system. They also sort mail and any other deliveries to the College. The Lodge staff are all first-aid trained, and led by the Head Porter, Neil Lavender, who spent 30 years in the Cambridgeshire police force.
The Porters’ Lodge is the first point of call for everyone at the College. It is located on Main Site and can be reached at any time of day by email at email@example.com, or phone, 01223 332360.
Professor Alan Short is Clare Hall’s President. He was a Senior Scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge, with a spell as Exchange Fellow at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. To reach him directly, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helen Pennant is our Vice-President. She has been a Fellow of Clare Hall since 2013, when she took up her current role as Director of the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust.
The Tutorial Office provides pastoral support to postgraduate students. Guidance is offered on a range of issues including health and welfare, finance, and connections between students and their departments and/or supervisors, particularly with respect to University processes. The Tutorial Office is also responsible for assisting students with special needs in relation to study and examinations.
Two College staff members are Wellbeing Advocates within the University’s programme, planning regular events including for the Festival of Wellbeing in summertime. Details are circulated throughout the year, with events including a Mindful Meditation Workshop series, which is being advertised on Clare Hall’s Intranet currently, and a 12,000 Steps Challenge, which is open to all College members. Details on future initiatives will be published as they’re confirmed.
View our academic community profiles for contact details of Tutors, Fellows, Visiting Fellows and Associates.
You’ll find contact details for our public-facing committees via their dedicated pages – e.g. Graduate Student Body Committee; Art Committee; Music Committee – and you can access a full list of committees here.