SOAS University of London

Human Resources Staff

Human Resources Director

Paul Doyle

Human Resources Key Contacts
  • Tim Surch - Interim, HR Business Partner (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
  • Seema Sanyal - HR Business Partner (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Professional Services, Language Centre and IFCELS)
  • Marie Stacey - Payroll and Pensions Manager
  • Emily Crofts - HR Systems and Project Lead
  • Serena Yeo - Staff Learning and Development Manager

SOAS Human Resources Directorate contact information and Core HR Structure


HR Business Partners

Tim Surch
Interim, HR Business Partner (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
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Seema Sanyal
HR Business Partner (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Departments of Professional Services, Language Centre & IFCELS)
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Employee Relations Consultants

Caroline Nield
Employee Relations Consultant (Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Departments of Professional Services, Language Centre & IFCELS)
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Alka Bhanderi
Employee Relations Consultant (Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Integrated Facilities Management, and Distance Learning Administration)
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HR Systems and Projects



Recruitment and Operations Team




Payroll & Pensions Staff



Staff Development Staff