Administrative staff

Karen Starr

Registrar and clinic manager

Karen graduated from the college in 1999 and now practices at the college clinic. She has also completed a post graduate diploma in tuina and is a yoga teacher.  In her role as our registrar she processes applications and answers queries about course structure and content. 


Charlotte Ribeiro 

Office manager

Charlotte joined us in 2002 and is now office manager.  She is also the clinic coordinator for third year students.


Joy Elsmore

Coursework coordinator and canvas manager

Joy first joined our team in 2013 and now deals with coursework, in house graphic design and our student portal, canvas.  She has a BSc in psychology, is studying for a BA in graphic design and enjoys making jewellery and other crafts in her spare time.


Cate Steele

CPD co-ordinator

Cate joined our admin team in 2015. She is the CPD co-ordinator, student clinic co-ordinator and weekend administration manager. In her spare time Cate enjoys cooking, crafts, exercising and visiting her family, friends and pets in Brighton.


Jo Grant


Jo joined the team in early 2016 as an administrator. She also works on reception at the weekends.  


Limcy Philomena

Weekend receptionist

Limcy joined the college in 2016; she is a weekend receptionist and administrator.


Nicky Grant

Weekend receptionist

Nicky joined the college in 2015; she is a weekend receptionist and administrator.


Sharika Felix

Evening receptionist

Sharika joined the college in 2015 and works at reception during the evening at the college. 



Wendy Watts

Finance officer

Wendy joined the college in January 2016 as our finance officer.  She is a qualified chartered accountant who trained in public practice, then moved into industry and has spent the last eight years in similar finance manager/controller roles with SME’s.  She works at the college on a part-time basis.


Lisa Jones-Allen

Project coordinator

Lisa joined the college in 2017 and deals with the timetable and other aspects of administration.