Cross Centre Team

Assistant Directors of Operations

Laura Culverhouse

Laura Culverhouse is our Assistant Director of Operations. Laura previously worked as a Primary school teacher and joined us in 2012 as Centre Leader at our Nottingham East centre. 

Rosy Smith

Rosy Smith is our Head of Operations (London and South East of England). Rosy joined us in August 2012 and was previously our Centre Leader at East Ham, our BlackRock Partnership Manager and our East London and Clacton Cluster Manager.

Eilis O'Donnell

Eilis O'Donnell is our Assistant Director of Operations. 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 our Assistant Director of Operations. Laura joined as an Education Worker in August 2012 and was previously a Centre Leader and the Cluster Manager in South London. Contact: 07718 492116

Kirsty Wadsley

Kirsty Wadsley joined us in January 2020 as Head of Operations (Scotland). Kirsty was previously the Head of Widening Participation at the London School of Economics and Political Science and has a Masters in Social Justice and Education from the Institute of Education (UCL).

Regional Operations Managers

Claire Stancliffe

Claire Stancliffe is our Regional Operations Manager (North and West London). Claire has a degree in History and Politics from the University of Edinburgh, and a PGCE with Spanish from UCL. 

Rosie Kenwood

Rosie Kenwood is our Regional Operations Manager (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.

Sophie Houghton

Sophie Houghton is our Regional Operations Manager (Nottingham) and is currently on maternity leave. Sophie has a degree in European Social and Political Studies with French from UCL and a PGCE from Sheffield Hallam. She also has a Masters of Education from the University of Manchester.
 

Dave Horner

Dave Horner is our Regional Operations Manager (South London and South Coast). 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

Sharon Gyimah

Sharon Gyimah is our Regional Operations Manager (East London and East of England). Sharon joined us in January 2017 as an Education Worker in Bow and was then the Centre Leader at East Ham. Sharon has a degree in Politics and Sociology from Aston University.

Laura Duncalfe

Laura Duncalfe is our Regional Operations Manager (Newcastle). 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 and as Centre Leader of our Birmingham North centre.

Louise Lane

Louise Lane is our Regional Operations Manager (South West). 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.

Sarah Finnigan

Sarah Finnigan​ is our Regional Operations Manager (Glasgow and Edinburgh). Sarah has a degree in Geography Industrial from The University of Leeds. She previously volunteered at our ​Leeds East centre and has worked as a Camp Leader at a holiday camp. 

Charlotte Matless

Charlotte Matless is our Regional Operations Manager (North West). She has a degree in English and German from the University of Nottingham and a Masters in Psychology.

Ellen Daunt

Ellen Daunt is our Regional Operations Manager (Nottingham) (maternity cover). Ellen has a degree in English from the University of Nottingham, and a Masters in Viking and Anglo-Saxon Studies. She previously worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute for Name Studies.

London Cross Centre staff

Becky Kendall

Becky Kendall is our Head of Student Enrichment and is currently on maternity leave. Becky joined us as an Education Worker in January 2014 and was Centre Leader at IntoUniversity Hackney South. 

Josie Allison

Josie Allison is our Boarding School Bursary Manager and is based in our North Islington centre. Josie has a degree in Anthropology from Goldsmiths University. She previously volunteered for IntoUniversity at our East Ham centre and also worked for Safer London.

Caitlin Dalgleish

Caitlin Dalgleish is our Associate Network Manager. She is based between our North Islington centre and Head Office.

Olivia Rawnsley

Olivia Rawnsley is our HR, Volunteering and Training Manager and is based between our Kennnington centre and our Head Office. Olivia has a degree in Sociology and Social Policy from the University of Leeds. She previously had a number of tutoring and mentoring roles.

Kelly Wainhouse

Kelly Wainhouse joined us in January 2020 as Safeguarding Manager. She previously was the Senior Programme Manager at the National Citizen Service, The Challenge and aBuddy Scheme Project Manager at Richmond AID.

Jade Morgan

Jade Morgan joined us in June 2021 and is our Arts Programme Manager, overseeing the Khadija Saye Arts Programme. She has a Interior Design degree from the De Monfort University. Jade previously was a Volunteering and Community Involvement officer at the Roundhouse in Birmingham.

Jack Hall

Jack Hall joined us in August 2018 and is our Student Enrichment Manager based between our Walworth and North Islington centres. Jack has a degree in History from King's College London and was a student mentor at IntoUniversity Lambeth. He has previously worked as a Tutor. 

Miayah Wright

Miayah Wright joined us in August 2019 and is based between our Haringey North and North Islington centres. Miayah has a degree in Politics with Human Rights from the University of Essex. She previously volunteered as a Bystander Intervention Trainer at the University of Essex.

Laura Butler

Laura Butler joined us in August 2020 and is based between our Hackney Downs and Hackney South centres. Laura has a Mathematics degree from the University of Leeds and a Masters in Mathematics from Imperial College London. Previously, she was a tutor and an intern at IntoUniversity Brixton.

Kyron Greenwood

Kyron Greenwood joined us in May 2021 and is a Senior Education Worker on the Khadija Saye Arts Programme and works in our Hammersmith and Brent centres. Kyron has an Applied Performance (Community and Education) degree from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Nathan Routledge

Nathan Routledge joined us in August 2021 and is based between our Brixton and Kennington centres. Nathan has a International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty, and Development) degree from Newcastle University. Previously, Nathan was a History Teacher at Whickham School and Sports College.

Regional Cross Centre staff

Cristobal Arnaiz

Cristobal Arnaiz joined us in August 2021 and is based between our Bristol centres. Cristoble has a degree in Spanish and TESOL from The Manchester Metropolitan University. Previously, Cristobel wass a Clinical Lead Administrator at the Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (NHS).

Jenny Katte

Jenny Katte joined us in August 2021 and is based between our Nottingham centres. Jenny has a joint honours in American Studies and English. Previously, she was a UniConnect Programme Outreach Officer at Next Steps South West and before this was a Writing Feedback Specialist at Studiosity.

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.