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HR Operations

The HR Operations team provides the delivery of effective transactional services to managers, staff and potential new recruits including general enquiries, recruitment, HR administration, administering the University's payroll and the HR Systems Team who are responsible for the management and development of the Trent HR & Payroll System as well as Employee Self Service.

The HR reception in Whiteknights House is open Mondays to Fridays from 9:00 am to 5.00 pm.

HR Co-Ordinators are located in three teams and cover all Schools and Functions (apart from Henley Business School).

Contacts for your School or Function

If you are unsure who to contact direct, here is a guide to the best email address to use to get started with your query:

Payroll queries:

General HR queries:

Recruitment queries:

HR Systems queries:

Pensions queries:

HR Operations Team:

Jay Russell - HR Operations Lead


Telephone: +44 (0) 118 378 4181

Latha Venkatchalam - HR Operations Manager 

Telephone: +44 (0) 118 378 4903

Lin Chapman - Senior Payroll Officer


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 7166

Damian Cox - Senior Payroll Technical Officer


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 4483

HR Administrators

The team of HR Administrators are supervised by Senior HR Administrators

Josephine Steele - Senior HR Administrator (Monday - Friday)


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 7163

Lina Johansson - Senior HR Administrator (Monday - Thursday)


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 6773

Kirstie Miller- Senior HR Administrator (Tuesday- Thursday)


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 4699

HR Clerical Assistants

Sharon Golden


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 8751

Ros James


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 6126

HR Systems

Robert Morrison - HR Systems Manager


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 3687 

Helen Pierce - HR Systems Administrator


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 5430

Simon Burden - HR Systems and Information Officer


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 6124

Aidan Charnley -Lead Project Technician


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 4657

Charlotte Crouchman - HR Information Analyst


Telephone: +44 (0)118 378 6165

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For any general Payroll or HR Administration enquiries please contact via email: