Delivery Team

Meet the ESOF 2016 Delivery Team

Vicky Rosin 

Programme Director

email  +44 (0) 161 238 4510

Vicky is responsible for overseeing the delivery of all aspects of ESOF 2016 including the Science in the City Programme. 

Kate Lurye 

Project Assistant

email  +44 (0) 161 233 2630

Kate provides administrative assistance to the Programme Director enabling the development and delivery of ESOF 2016, as well as support for all local and international committees. 


Clair Hewitson 

Commercial Director

email  +44 (0) 161 238 4524

Clair is responsible for the sponsorship and sales strategy; engaging with the commercial market including: private sector sponsorship, individual giving and trusts & foundations. 


Paul Cunningham 

Programme Manager

email  +44 (0)161 275 5927

Paul is chiefly responsible for the planning, development and delivery of the complete scientific programme for ESOF 2016, working with the Programme Committee to develop the call for proposals, coordinating the review process and providing guidance for applicants.

Sandra Crosbie 

Science to Business Programme Manager 

email  +44 (0)161 275 3062

Sandra leads on the co-ordination of the Science to Business aspects of the conference, working closely with the Science to Business Committee, to support and engage the business community.  

Amelia Hunt 

Project Support Officer

email  +44 (0)161 238 4580  

Amelia provides assistance to the Science to Business Programme Manager and the Programme Director, enabling the development and delivery of ESOF 2016.    

Robert Munro 

Project Support Officer

email  +44 (0)161 245 4791

Rob provides additional assistance to the ESOF 2016 committees, enabling the development and delivery of ESOF 2016.    

Yuta Tanimura 

Project Support Officer


Yuta provides support to the ESOF 2016 delivery team for the development and delivery of ESOF 2016. He is seconded to the ESOF 2016 delivery team from Miraikan, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, Japan.

Communications & Marketing

Emma Pemberton-Eccles 

Head of Communications and Marketing

email  +44 (0)161 238 4532  +44 (0)7701 283 776

Emma leads on the co-ordination and delivery of the marketing and communications activity to promote ESOF 2016 and help position Manchester as the European City of Science.  

Andy Parkinson

Head of Press

email  +44 (0) 161 238 4542

Andy looks after all press and PR in relation to ESOF.

Enna Bartlett 

Digital Communications Executive

email  +44 (0) 161 245 4804

Enna supports Emma with the marketing and communications surrounding ESOF 2016. She also manages both the ESOF and European City of Science websites and social media.  


Pete Stocks

Project Finance Assistant

email  +44 (0) 161 238 4529

Pete manages the income and expenditure on the ESOF project. 

European City of Science

Annie Keane 

European City of Science Programme Director

email  +44 (0) 7734 769344

Annie is the Programme Director for the European City of Science, she leads the way in organising the events that will happen as part of the European City of Science celebrations in Manchester in 2016. 

Sarah Rowland

Science in the City Events Producer

email  +44 (0) 161 237 4796

Sarah is leading on the production of the core events for the Science in the City festival including the Allotment of the Future, Tiny Science and the Science Lates series.

Jim Moore 

European City of Science Programme Co-ordinator

email  +44 (0) 161 245 4797

Jim supports Annie in the development and execution of the programme for the European City of Science.