Cross Centre Team

Regional Operations

Laura Culverhouse

Laura Culverhouse is a Regional Operations Manager for the East Midlands and the North. Laura previously worked as a Primary School Teacher and joined us in 2012 as Centre Leader at IU Nottingham East. 
Contact: 07523513284

Richard Watson

Richard Watson is a Regional Operations Manager for London and South East England. Richard joined us as a Cross Centre Education Worker in 2010. 
Contact: 07764 938 370

Eilis O'Donnell

Eilis O'Donnell is our Regional Cluster Manager for the South West and is currently on maternity leave. Eilis has a degree in Psychology with Philosophy, a PGCE in Secondary Education and an MA from the Institute of Education. She previously worked as a teacher.

Laura Barton

Laura Barton is Head of Volunteering. Laura joined us as an Education Worker in 2012 and has a degree in History. 
Contact: 07718 492116

Cluster Managers

Claire Stancliffe

Claire Stancliffe is our North and West London Cluster Manager based at our Haringey North centre. Claire has a degree in History and Politics from the University of Edinburgh, and a PGCE with Spanish from UCL. 
Contact: 07784231611

Rosie Kenwood

Rosie Kenwood is our Cluster Manager for the North West and Yorkshire. Rosie joined us in August 2014. She studied International Development with International Relations at the University of Leeds and previously worked as a Student Support Officer at a secondary school. 
Contact: 07718 494 372

Rosy Smith

Rosy Smith is our Cluster Manager for East London and Clacton. She has a Geography degree and joined us in 2012. Rosy has previously managed the East Ham centre and worked on the fundraising team in head office.
Contact: 077 8422 8947 

Sophie Houghton

Sophie Houghton is our Nottingham Cluster Manager and our Nottingham West Centre Leader. Sophie has a degree in European Social and Political Studies with French from UCL and a PGCE from Sheffield Hallam. She has recently completed her Masters of Education at the University of Manchester.

Dave Horner

Dave Horner is our South London and South Coast Cluster Manager. Dave has a degree in Drama, Applied Theatre and Education from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He previously worked as an Associate Teacher and a Youth Support Tutor.
Contact: 07784 235 831

Laura Duncalfe

Laura Duncalfe is our West Midlands and Oxford Cluster Manager and Birmingham North Centre Leader. Laura has a degree in Modern and Medieval Languages from the University of Cambridge and a PGCE in Secondary Education. She previously worked as a teacher.

Louise Lane

Louise Lane is our South West Cluster Manager (maternity cover). Louise has a degree in History from the University of Kent, a Masters in History and a Primary PGCE. She previously worked as a teacher.

Cross Centre staff

George Linfield

George Linfield joined us in August 2016 and is based in our Brixton centre. George has a degree in English Literature from the New College of the Humanities. He previously volunteered as a Mentor at IntoUniversity, and is Head of Marketing at End of Moving Walkway.

Lamorna Ash

Lamorna Ash joined us in January 2019 and is based between our Hackney South and Hackney Downs centres. Lamorna has a degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford and a Masters in Social and Cultural Anthropology from UCL and volunteered as a Mentor at our Haringey centre.

Lucy Gardner​

Lucy Gardner​ joined us in August 2017 and is based between our centres in North Islington and Haringey North. Lucy has a degree in Psychology from Bangor University. She previously volunteered in Burkina Faso as part of a project helping vulnerable people. 

Sam Potts

Sam Potts joined us in January 2018 and is based between our centres in Brixton and Lambeth. Sam has a degree in English from Goldsmiths. He previously worked as a Learning Support Assistant, supporting students with disabilities to participate in mainstream education.

Alexandra Bowes

Alexandra Bowes joined us in January 2019 and is based between our centres in Hammersmith and Brent. Alexandra has a Masters in Chemistry from the University of York. She has recently completed a year in industry working as an Analytical Chemist.

Lewis Mitchell

Lewis Mitchell joined us in August 2018 and is based in our Leeds South centre. Lewis has a degree in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the University of Leeds. He previously volunteered as a Mixed Ability Sports Ambassador and worked as a Maths tutor. 

Contact the team

Please contact the IntoUniversity Head Office on 020 7243 0242 to find out where each Cross Centre Education Worker will be based for the day.