Communications - About us

The Communications Team plays an essential role in enhancing and protecting DMU’s reputation through effective external and internal communications.

They lead DMU’s communications activities in support of the Empowering University strategy through media relations, social media, reputation management, public affairs as well as internal communications and engagement.

Using storytelling and engagement strategies the team engages a wide range of audiences in the university’s recent achievements and its ambitious plans for the future.  


Pernille Norregaard 
Associate Director of Communications

+44 7970 178097


Press and media

+44 7816 130359

Chris Thundow
Press and PR Manager

Chris Johnston
Senior Media Officer

Claire Roberts
Senior Media Officer

Chris Olewicz
Senior Public Affairs Officer


Engagement Communications   

Kiran Dhillon
Head of Engagement Communications

Craig Trembirth
Engagement Communications Manager

Lauren Clarke
Senior Communications Officer

Edward Goater
Senior Communications Officer

Marie Koupparis
Communications Officer

Ian Calcutt
Communications Officer

James Bavin
Communications Officer

Lisa-Jayne Smith
Communications Officer

Lauren Henderson
Communications Officer

Kim Sheldon
Communications Assistant (Social and Digital Media)