CUBO Groups

Develop your knowledge and professional network through regional and special interest groups

Access valuable professional networking in your region and business area. 


Regional Groups


Chair: Ian Spencer, Director of Residential Services, LSE.


Chair: Wendy Roberts, Accommodation General Commercial Manager, The University of Warwick.

North of England

Chair: Danny Capewell, Accommodation Office Manager, The University of Sheffield.


South East England

Chair: Laura Maclean, Head of Accommodation and Customer Services, Commercial Services, University of Kent


Chair: Joanne McManus, Director of Accommodation Services, University of Stirling.


Chair: Deirdre McIntyre, Head of Residential Life, Bangor University.



Chair: Amanda Castray, Director of Campus Life, Ulster University

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CUBO brought London University Accommodation leaders together online fortnightly during the pandemic. These meetings were hugely beneficial for me, and I know others. I look forward to seeing and participating in what CUBO do next.

Andrew Howarth, Director of Residential Services, University of London


Special Interest Groups

Accommodation Strategy

Chair: Robin Walsh, Head of Residences, Bournemouth University

Contract Catering

Chair: Phillipa Fletcher, Commercial Director, Oxford Brookes University and Lesley McIvor, Contracts & Projects Manager, Solent University.

Conferencing and Summer Business

Chair: Helen Earwaker, Sales and Marketing Manager, Royal Holloway University of London.



Chair: Mark Chester, Head of Commercial Finance, Loughborough University.

Learning and Development

Chair: Melissa Browne, Deputy Director of Commercial Services and Estates, University of Kent.

Marketing and Communications

Chair: Sarah West, Head of Marketing, Communications & Experience, UCL.


Residence Life and Student Experience

Chair: James Greenwood, Head of Residential Life, London School of Economics.

Soft Facilities Management

Chair: Monica Guise, Director of Facility Services, The University of Birmingham.


Chair: Helen Rutherford, Head of Campus Facilities Management, Staffordshire University.


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