IntoUniversity Head Office

Our Head Office team has rapidly expanded since the charity launched in 2007. We're constantly having to move office!

To find out more about the Head Office team please explore the information below. If you have any questions for the Head Office please do get in touch and the team will be happy to answer any of your queries.

If you're coming in to see us, please note that we have moved around the corner from our old building. We're still located on the 95 Sirdar Road site, but the entrance to our office is now on Treadgold Street. 

Dr Rachel Carr OBE

Dr Rachel Carr is the Chief Executive and co-founder of IntoUniversity. Previously, she was a university lecturer and Head of an English Department. She has over 20 years’ experience working with children and young people.

Dr Hugh Rayment-Pickard

Dr Hugh Rayment-Pickard is our Chief Strategy Officer. He has over 20 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector and is a co-founder of IntoUniversity.

Zoe Cox

Zoe Cox is our Director of Regional Operations. Zoe helped develop the IntoUniversity Programme for five years at North Kensington before becoming Centre Manager at Lambeth, Brent and then Bow. Previously, she worked as a drama teacher.

Laura Morley

Laura Morley is our Director of Volunteering and Student Welfare. Laura was Centre Leader at our Lambeth Centre for three years. She is currently on maternity leave. 

Dan Century

Dan Century joined us as our Director of Finance in March 2014. Dan has a degree in Medieval and Modern History and has more than nine years’ experience working in the financial services sector.

Hannah Payne

Hannah Payne is the Director of London Operations based at our Head Office. Hannah joined us as a graduate-trainee Education Worker in August 2010.

Laide Bissessar

Laide Bissessar is our Senior Fundraising Manager at Head Office. Previously she was Centre Leader at our Brixton centre. 

Jenny James

Jenny James is our H.R Manager. She has a degree in Mathematics and Theology, and was the Education and Welfare Officer at Durham Students' Union. 

Emily Pickett

Emily Pickett is our Communications Manager. Emily has a degree in Politics and French and previously worked in the Civil Service. 

Alex Quinn

Alex Quinn is our Data and Impact Manager. He has a degree in Natural Sciences and previously worked for the Zoological Society of London.

Enzo Petrasso

Enzo Petrasso is our I.T. and Facilities Manager. Enzo has over 15 years' experience within the IT industry, working across the public, private, legal and financial sectors. Enzo previously worked as a CTO for a Private Navy.

Lizzie Boyce

Lizzie Boyce is our Corporate Partnerships Manager. Lizzie has a degree in Biology and joined us as an Education Worker in August 2013. She previously interned at our Hammersmith centre, and has worked at Explore Learning and The Science Museum.

Farah Ahmad

Farah Ahmad is our Senior Fundraising Officer with responsibility for Individual Donors. Farah joined us in September 2015 and has degrees from Queen Mary, University of London and LSE. 

Hannah Thomas

Hannah Thomas is our Senior Corporate Partnerships Officer and joined us in September 2015. She recently completed her degree in French with International Relations at the University of Exeter. 

Claire Nicholson

Claire Nicholson is our Head of Philanthrophy. Claire previously worked on Major Giving at Cancer Research UK. 

Anna Siodlak

Anna Siodlak is our Senior Fundraising Officer (Trusts). Anna recently completed an MSc in Global Politics at the LSE. 

Kerry Culbert

Kerry Culbert joined us in January 2016 as our Finance Officer. Kerry has a degree in History. She was previously the Activities Events Co-ordinator at Sussex Students’ Union. 

Helen Roberts

Helen Roberts is our Volunteer Development Manager. Helen joined us in August 2014 as a graduate-trainee Education Worker and previously worked at our Hammersmith centre. She has a degree in Spanish and History from the University of Southampton. 

Rachel Addison-Child

Rachel Addison-Child is our Executive Assistant. She joined us in August 2016 and has a degree in French Studies from the University of London Institute in Paris. 

Shamiso Lewis

Shamiso Lewis is our Set-Up and Strategy Manager and also manages our Supplementary Schools Project. Shamiso studied International Relations at the University of Edinburgh. 

Sanmeet Kaur

Sanmeet Kaur joined us in 2017 as our Fundraising Officer. Sanmeet has a degree in History from UCL and previously volunteered as a mentor at the Hopscotch Asian Women's Centre. 

Sara Parry

Sara Parry is our Head of Fundraising. Sara has a Masters in Forced Migration from the University of Oxford, and a degree in Theology and Religious Studies from the University of Cambridge. She was previously at VSO and recently completed a secondment to the Cabinet Office. 

Contact Head Office

IntoUniversity Head Office
95 Sirdar Road
North Kensington
London W11 4EQ

Nearest tube stations are Latimer Road, Holland Park or Shepherd's Bush. 

View a map here.

Tel: 020 7243 0242


Our Senior Management Team

The Senior Management Team comprises:

Dr Rachel Carr, Chief Executive
Dr Hugh Rayment-Pickard, Chief Strategy Officer
Zoe Cox, Director of Regional Operations
Laura Morley, Director of Volunteering and Student Welfare
Dan Century, Director of Finance
Hannah Payne, Director of London Operations 

For our organisational diagram, please click here.


Do you have a press enquiry?

Please contact Hugh Rayment-Pickard

Tel: 020 7243 0242  


Visit our News and Media page here.