Administrative Staff

Tilly Bacon
Director of College Operations
Jennifer Watt
Admissions Officer
Cathie Higgins
St Mellitus College, North West Coordinator
Sophie Francisco
Media and Communications Manager and Undergraduate Student Support

Sophie Francisco is Media and Communications Manager and Undergraduate Student Support. She is responsible for media, marketing, filming and communications. She also supports our full-time undergraduate students with an emphasis on building community through social events. Sophie works Mondays 8.30am – 5.30pm, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9.30am – 5.30pm and Wednesdays 10.30am – 5.30pm.

[email protected]
020 7052 0588

Jess Norman
Academic Coordinator

Jess Norman is responsible for dealing with academic committees, digital learning resources such as Atla and Questia, liaison with Durham and Middlesex Universities and for providing College data to the Higher Education Funding Council and Higher Education Statistics Agency. She also arranges support for students with additional learning needs. Jess works Mondays 8.30am – 5.30pm, Tuesdays 8.30am – 3.00pm and Wednesday to Thursday 9.30am – 5.30pm. 

[email protected]
020 7052 0378

Daniela Vairo
Chelmsford Administrator and Assistant to the Management Team
Bethany Mathews
Programme Administrator
Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor is the Bursar for St Mellitus College. His primary role is the management of the finances of St Mellitus College Trust including controlling income, payment of expenditure and operation of the payroll. He is involved in reporting to and liaising with the various statutory bodies which regulate the college – including the Student Loans Company. Neil is based at the college two days a week, often on Tuesday, 9am – 5pm.

[email protected]
020 7052 0587

Paul Arengo Jones
Fundraising Consultant

Paul Arengo-Jones is the Fundraising Consultant for St Mellitus College and SPTC. After a career in the Army, retiring as a Colonel, Paul ran the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Association for 12 years and subsequently ran Breast Cancer Haven, now known as ‘the Haven’.  Having retired in 2009 and using his extensive international and charity experience, he advises a number of national and local charities on both fundraising and charity governance issues.