Communications and External Affairs

People and contacts

The Communications and External Affairs team within the External Relations division incorporates media relations, internal communications, public affairs and campaigns.

Michelle Gordon
(Director of External Relations)
T: 01273 678794
Alexandra Fulton
(Head of Communications)
T: 01273 873868

Media relations

If you're a journalist, or a member of staff or student who has a story for the media, please contact: 

Stephanie Allen
(Media Relations Manager - English; Global Studies; History, Art History and Philosophy; Life Sciences) 
T: 01273 873659 Epress@sussex.ac.uk

Anna Ford/Margaret Ousby
(Media Relations Manager - Law, Politics and Sociology; Mathematical and Physical Sciences; Media, Film and Music; Psychology)
T: 01273 873685 Epress@sussex.ac.uk

Neil Vowles
(Media Relations Manager - Business School; Education and Social Work; Engineering and Informatics; University-wide issues
T: 01273 873712 Epress@sussex.ac.uk

Tom Walters
(Media Relations Manager (Youth) - youth-focused media and digital influencers
T: 01273 877902 Epress@sussex.ac.uk

James Hakner
(Senior Communications Manager)
Media relations lead and University spokesperson

T: 01273 877966 E: press@sussex.ac.uk

Postal address:

Communications and External Affairs
University of Sussex
Sussex House
Falmer, Brighton
BN1 9RH

Internal communications

If you need advice about handling internal communications or you want to communicate some information to staff and/or students, please contact:

Harvey Atkinson (Senior Internal Communications Manager)
T: 01273 678111

Charlotte Littlejones (Senior Internal Communications Manager) 

Sean Armstrong (Staff Communications Manager) 
T: 01273 873245

Molly Whyte (Student Communications Manager) 
T: 01273 873684 

Einternalcomms@sussex.ac.uk

Postal address:

Communications and External Affairs
University of Sussex
Sussex House
Falmer, Brighton
BN1 9RH

Public affairs

For further information, please contact Lenny Rolles, Head of Public Affairs

Campaigns

For further information, please contact Jakki Hall, Interim Head of Campaigns