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Staff Profile

Jennifer Whittaker

Centre Administrator

+44 (0) 113 34 30499
j.whittaker@leeds.ac.uk

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Jennifer is our Centre Administrator, and comes to us having worked in higher education for over 4 years and industry for 1 year. She has worked in many different sectors of higher education including finance, human resources, administration and student services. Jennifer has previously worked for the National Institute for Health Research, here at the University of Leeds. Jennifer is an Alumna of the University of Leeds where she gained the first of her higher education qualifications, in Business Management (2012). Having worked for other higher education institutes, Jennifer welcomed the opportunity to return to the University of Leeds to undertake this role within CP3.

Jennifer is responsible for providing support to the CDT team working closely with the Centre Manager as part of the Centre Management Office as well as being the Personal Assistant to the Director (Kevin Roberts) and Deputy Director (Frans Muller). Her role includes supporting all administrative processes of the CDT, servicing various levels of Centre meetings and assisting with coordinating various student activities as part of the programme such as training days or PDR meetings.

Jennifer also assists with the co-ordination of CDT events such as the annual conference and induction activities as well as being involved with marketing, student recruitment and industrial engagement.