Meet the Team
Housing Hub Leeds - firstname.lastname@example.org
Residents' Assistant Norwich Union House
Housing Hub Assistant
I help students find accommodation. I’m a Leeds Beckett student studying young people communities and society. I like going to the cinema, Christmas is my favourite time of year and I don’t like the wind.
Housing Hub Assistant
I'm here to help students with their housing enquiries, searches and dilemmas.
I'm a Master student at the University of Leeds studying the History of Health, Medicine and Society. In my free time I enjoy weightlifting, eating peanut butter and playing badminton for the University team.
Housing Hub Bradford - email@example.com
Housing Hub Assistant at Bradford.
Housing Hub Assistant.
I'm here to help students find the right accommodation for them. You can find me in the Richmond Atrium Unipol Office where I will be happy to help! I am a 5th year MEng Medical Engineering student at Bradford Uni. I am part of the university debating team & obsessed with Harry Potter.
I’m here to assist students and landlords with housing queries. I strive to ensure students are well informed about housing and try to make it as stress free as I can. I’m a First year student studying Chemical Engineering at Bradford University. I enjoy spicy food, music, books and play for the universities basketball and netball teams in my free-time.
Accommodation Services Officer Bradford. I run the Unipol services in Bradford and this includes assisting students to find accommodation in the private rented sector, running the Code and managing Doris Birdsall Hall. Away from work I love to travel. I like heavy metal music but I don't like spiders.
Residents' Assistant Doris Birdsall Halls in Bradford. It is my job to assist the Housing Management Officer to ensure the smooth running of the property and making sure that all of the tenants needs are met. My job role includes a fixed timetable of the office opening hours where you can find me on the ground floor if you have any issues or queries. Out of hours service is also provided for those in need. I am from Northern Ireland and I am currently studying for my Media Makeup & Special Effects Degree at Bradford College.
Residents' Assistant Doris Birdsall - Bradford. My job role is centred on assisting the Housing Management Officer with pastoral care of students. I ensure the building is kept clean and safe and the needs of the tenants are met. Also, I assist in organising events for the tenants. You can find me on the Ground Floor in the first block of the accommodation if you have any issues or queries. I am currently in my third year studying Chemistry with Pharmaceutical Science and forensics in University of Bradford.
Housing Hub Assistant. I am the first point of contact for students searching for information about affordable accommodation - from providing house hunting tips to solving housing dilemmas. My versatile assistant position gives me a chance to highlight the benefits of the Unipol code to both landlords and students. I am currently in Year 2 of my Biomedical Sciences degree at the University of Bradford. In my free time, I enjoy playing the piano and watching TV shows.
Housing Hub Nottingham - firstname.lastname@example.org
Nottingham Services Manager. I manage the Nottingham Service. I liaise with landlords and students, ensuring that they have a good experience when letting or renting houses and dealing with problems they may have. I was the President of the Student Union at the University of Derby. I enjoy cooking and walking in the Peak District.
Housing Hub Assistant Nottingham. I'm here to help you find and maintain a perfect home for the duration of your time at University here in Nottingham. I am currently a first year student at Nottingham Trent University, studying BA Media. In my spare time, I am a Lead Dance Coach in my home town, and I enjoy movie nights with my amazing flat mates almost every night!
Senior Housing Management Officer Nottingham. I am originally from Leeds and studied film and television at Staffordshire University. I'm a season ticket holder for Nottingham Forest and enjoying running, however I don't like being too hot - two things that don't always go hand in hand.
Housing Management Leeds - Housing@unipol.org.uk
Residents' Assistant Carlton Hill.
I undertake a range of duties to assist the Housing Management Officer with pastoral care of students, dealing with student's enquiries at specific times and providing out-of-hours support in emergency situations. I'm a second year architecture student at Leeds Beckett University. I like food and Christmas is my favourite time of the year.
Assistant to the Housing Team Leader.
I provide support to one of the Housing Team Leaders and assist in the forward facing customer care role the team has. Since I had a baby in 2013, I decided to return to work part time. I enjoy working with students as the they keep the city alive with energy and ambition.
Senior Housing Management Officer (Lettings). In my role I oversee the lettability of the properties we offer and respond to lettings enquiries. I'm also involved with the viewings and signing process and like to try and match students with the right property. I also manage a mixed portfolio including a small development and shared houses. I have two young children so most of my spare time is spent doing activities with them. When I do get some quiet time I love to bake, go swimming and have meals out with friends.
Housing Managment Assistant
I am currently in my third year at Leeds Beckett studying sport development. Over my time at university I have lived in both halls of residence and rented off street properties. I am a massive Bath Rugby fan who in football terms are the Arsenal of the rugby premiership, If you ever see me around feel free to stop me and ask me anything you want and I will do my best to help.
Henrietta Eberi Kalu
Residents' Assistant Royal Park Flats.
I assist the Housing Management Officer by undertaking relevant duties including but not limited to general care and maintenance of Royal Park Flats, ensuring residents achieve satisfaction with the accommodation and services provided by Unipol.
Possessing the ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of people, I enjoy getting to know residents, their interests and needs. Thus, I am glad to help with any enquiries relating to communal living and other accommodation issues.
I am currently undertaking a masters program in Corporate Communications, Marketing and Public Relations at Leeds University Business School.
I enjoy traveling, cooking and networking.
Residents' Assistant Royal Park.
My duty is to support the housing management officer and make sure that tenants are satisfied with the accommodation and the service provided by Unipol. I am here to help with any enquiries or issues that may arise in the accommodation. I am an MSc student in the university of Leeds. I enjoy art and travelling is my passion.
Residents' Assistant Mill Street
I undertake a range of duties in order to assist the Senior Housing Management Officer to make your time at Mill Street enjoyable. I am a student at Leeds Beckett University studying Criminology & Psychology.
Housing Management Officer. I manage a mixed portfolio of properties including a small development, some shared houses and a small complex housing students with families. I studied Classical Literature at the University of Leeds. I enjoy cooking and visiting new restaurants, doing jigsaws and photography.
My job role involves assisting the Housing Management Officer undertaking a range of duties within a mixed portfolio of properties. This includes signing students up to properties and handling any repairs queries.
I enjoy travelling and discovering new places and love photography, good food and reggae music. I am also a bit of a crazy cat lady and have four cats!
Residents' Assistant Garden House
I make sure everything is in top shape for tenants, doing small repairs and offering some support. Outside of working, I am currently studying at Leeds Beckett but I prefer watching TV or shopping, anything but Uni work!
Residents' Assistant - Mary Morris House. I am the first point of contact and help the residence to be a happy and pleasant place to be! I study sports & Exercise Therapy at Leeds Beckett University and I'm an avid Leeds United Fan!
Residents' Assitant Mary Morris House
My job role includes a range of duties to assist the housing management officer and to assist with pastoral care of students. These duties include making sure that all the tenants needs are met and that they're satisfied with the accommodation and service provided. And if tenants have any issues or queries that they will be dealt with in a friendly and professional manner. In my spare time I enjoy a boogie and have a slight obsession with cherry tomatoes!
Housing Management Assistant - I read the utilities meters to make sure your bills are correct. I'm a student at the Leeds college of music. I love watching films and tv shows, I strongly detest the Kardashians and Teen Mom thanks to my two sisters!
I carry out repairs in our properties.
Assistant Housing Management Officer.
I work within the Housing Management Team, carrying out a range of duties, such as property maintenance checks, viewings, signings etc. My main interests outside of work revolve around food (mainly the eating of!) and travel, which I aim to do more of this coming year, specifically seeing more of the UK.
As a lettings assistant I will help with viewings and try to match students with the perfect house. I will also be there for support through the process of signing for your house
Housing Services Coordinator.
I am responsible for coordinating and undertaking a number of key tasks within the Unipol housing team including licensing and partners’ relations. Away from work I enjoy hiking and travelling.
Housing Management Officer.
I manage a mixed portfolio of properties including a small development, some shared houses and a small complex housing students with families. I studied English and Philosophy at Liverpool and Architecture at Leeds. I enjoy yoga, reading and going to gigs.
Residents' Assistant Carlton Hill. I undertake a range of duties to assist the Housing Management Officer with pastoral care of students, dealing with student’s enquiries at specific times and providing out-of-hours support in emergency situations. I'm an Accountancy and Finance student at Leeds Beckett University. I like reading and watching football, I don't like tea or messy people.
Housing Team Leader.
I manage a mix of family, first year and postgraduate properties. My responsibilities also include Health and Safety for Offices and Staff, Planned Preventative Maintenance and overseeing the out-of-hours operations.
I enjoy travelling around Europe, making sure that everywhere I visit I try to collect a crayon or wooden pencil!
Residents' Assistant Grayson Heights
I assist with supporting tenants at Grayson Heights and ensuring their stay is pleasant and trouble free.
Residents' Assistant One Mill Street.
My role is centred around assisting the Senior Housing Management Officer and encompasses reception duties, organising events for Mill Street and some basic maintenance in flats. I'm starting the pop course at LCoM and I'm a massive Man City fan!
Assistant to the Housing Team Leader
I provide logistical and clerical support to the Housing Team Leader and assist with the customer care role the team has.
In my time outside work I am an active member of the Friends of Dalesrail walking group,whose routes include pathways along the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway.
Residents' Assistant Mill Street.
I undertake a range fo duties to assist the Housing Management Officer iwth pastoral care of tenants and dealing with tenant enquiries.
I'm a first year student at Leeds College of Music studying classical music/singing.
I like skateboarding, films, listening to vinly and I'm always up for a brew.
Development Manager. I project manage full and part property refurbishments as well as offering technical advice to housing managers and tenants. In 2013 I decided to get fit and took part in a Territorial Army 3 hour assault course known as a "Tough Mudder" event for Help the Heroes.
I moved from Grimsby to study Philosophy at the University of Leeds and have since adopted Leeds as my home. I have over 6 years' experience working in lettings and property maintenance in Leeds. As Maintenance Coordinator I oversee the maintenance of Unipol properties and ensure they are maintained to our high standard. In my spare time I enjoy climbing and live music.
Residents' Assistant Carlton Hill. I assist the Housing Management Officer managing daily tasks. I'm also responsible for dealing with students' enquirers and providing out-of-hours support in emergency situations. I study filmmaking at Northern Film School. In my free time I like to create new stories and write some scripts.
Housing Team Leader.
I am responsible for the purchasing of Unipol's furniture and appliances. I also arrange the routine servicing of the gas and electricity supplies as well as general health and safety inspections that take place in our properties. I manage a portfolio of family housing at Woodsley Terrace and Mount Preston Street. Outside of work my main interests are films, music and sport.
Training and Events - email@example.com
Training and Events Officer. I coordinate and run Unipol's annual conferences and training programme during the academic year. In addition I oversee short term summer lets and run a social programme for Unipol's family and international tenants. Outside of work I enjoy playing guitar as a singer/songwriter, disc golf and running.
Senior Management Team - firstname.lastname@example.org
Chief Executive. I have worked in the student accommodation area for over 20 years and have extensive experience of all kinds of student housing, from off-street to purpose-built properties. I have worked closely with HEIs, Local Authorities, Government and major suppliers to raise housing standards and widen student choice and expectations. As Chief Executive of Unipol I have helped develop a portfolio housing 3,000 students in Leeds, providing services to around 15 HEIs, accrediting just over 220,000 bed spaces and operating the main training programme for those involved in student accommodation. The mission continues.
Assistant Chief Executive-Housing Hub Services. I oversee all our Housing Hub services operations in Leeds and Bradford. This involves working closely with Unipol's stakeholders in each city to ensure we deliver the best possible service to all of our users. I am a vegetarian and enjoy live music, trekking, yoga and running. I love skiing.
Assistant Chief Executive - Housing.
I supervise the day-to-day operation of the team of Housing Management Officers. I'm involved in lettings, marketing, staffing, logistics, Health & Safety and enjoy making operational improvements to hopefully provide a better service to students. I studied English and History at Leeds Beckett (formerly Met) and in my spare time I love listening to live music as well as playing it. I also really enjoy arts and spend as much time as I can in the wonderful Yorkshire outdoors.
Deputy Chief Executive and Company Secretary.
I develop internal systems and services to ensure quality is maintained and improved in consumer services and housing management. I am responsible for staffing policies at Unipol and as Company Secretary, matters relating to governance. I enjoy yoga and swimming, live jazz,spicy veggie food and need an annual fix of sun.
Assistant Chief Executive-IT and Communications. I oversee the IT services at Unipol providing help and support to staff, students and landlords as well as hosting our own servers, websites and applications. I also produce publications along with a student designer like the tabloid. Outside of work I produce, write and draw comics and create too many pots in the kitchen trying out new recipes.
Director of Finance.
I am a Chartered Accountant with 30 years experience in both the commercial sector and practice. I have spent the last 11 years' in the HEI sector moving to Unipol at the beginning of 2015. I head the Finance team and am responsible for the management of Unipol's finances, working together with the Finance Manager to develop the team and financial systems and procedures to take on new challenges in a constantly changing environment. I also work closely with the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive and Development Manager in reviewing future financial strategy and assessing the financial impact of future developments on the organisation. I enjoy walking and training my Labrador, taking trips to the theatre and baking.
Victoria Tolmie - Loverseed
Assistant Chief Executive - Standards.
My role involves improving the standard and management of student accommodation across the UK through two areas of Unipol’s activity: Unipol Training and the Unipol Codes. I'm interested in social media and digital communications and my role involves promoting the good work Unipol does through these channels. Before joining Unipol in 2005, I was the Welfare Officer at Leeds University Union.
Finance - FinanceEnquiries@unipol.org.uk
Finance Assistant - Cash Book
I work within the Finance team and complete a range of duties involving cash. For example, petty cash, cash flow forecasting and online banking duties.
In my spare time I enjoy reading, going to concerts and traveling as much as I can
Finance Assistant - Purchase Ledger
At Unipol I try to ensure that the Purchase Ledger is accurately maintained and all the deadlines and payments terms are met. I am studying towards the ACCA and in the future I would like to become a qualified accountant.
I enjoy spending my free time with my daughter and husband.
Senior Finance Officer. I control the flow of data between our Housing Team and Finance Office, ensuring contracts and sales items are managed, deposits are protected, managed owner payments are correctly reconciled and financial accounting information is accurate.My two children keep me fully occupied in spare time I have.
Finance Assistant. I manage the rent collection system, take payments over the phone, process contracts and return deposits after tenancies have ended. Away from work I have been known to do a bit of fishing and I also enjoy swimming and walking and love to holiday as much as I can.
Finance Assistant Utilities.
I take care of all the energy bills for Unipol accommodation ensuring all charges are fair and accurate. I am a qualified CIMA management accountant and a business graduate. I like to spend my down time with my three children either on my allotment or walking Elvis the dog.
I am a student designer for Unipol Student Homes and help create various publications for Leeds, Bradford and Nottingham, such as the tabloid and property guides. I am a third year student at Leeds Beckett University studying Graphic Arts and Design.
I'm Andy Fox and I hail from a long background in Hands on IT for many and varied organisations across the globe.
I lead of the IT team here at Unipol for all Day to Day IT, and together, we look after the entire Unipol IT Infrastructure, from our Website to the Desktop environment and everything in between.
I'm dedicated to providing an outstanding service to our organisation, for all IT opportunities.
Often heard around the Unipol offices singing the last thing I heard, from radio adverts to 70s Disco (dreadful)
A music lover I like two kinds of music, Rock and Roll and am a really bad Guitar player and I play video games better than anyone I know.
I maintain and where required, upgrade Unipol’s software systems as well as the creation of new systems. In my spare time I fly model aeroplanes from RAF Acaster Malvis.
Information and Communications Officer. I ensure day to day end user support services are delivered efficiently and to a high standard. Away from work I enjoying spending time with friends, gaming, Formula One and anyting technical.
Technical Services Support Assistant.
I assist the IT team. I'm a Yorkshire man studying Business Management at Leeds Beckett University in my third year. I like cats and dogs, I play the piano and I drink lots of tea.
Standards - email@example.com
I am responsible for all complaints under Unipol’s landlord accreditation Codes, making sure the complaints process is simple, clear and fair to both students and landlords. I studied Global Development at the University of Leeds and love American TV shows.
Unipol Codes Administrator. I administer and promote the Codes for Leeds, Nottingham, Bradford and Exeter. I wass a student in Nottingham and enjoy helping to raise the standards of student accommodation. In my spare time, I love to travel and see new places. I also enjoy pilates, yoga, cooking, eating out and all things food.
Engagement - firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Administrator and Homestay Co-ordinator. I coordinate the Homestay programme for international students who want to stay with families when they come to study in Leeds.
My role involves recruiting and advising new hosts, matching students up to appropriate families and ensuring they have a high quality and enjoyable experience during their stay.
I also help things to run smoothly in the Unipol office!
I studied Spanish and Media studies at University and in my free time I enjoy going to the gym, exploring new cities and football is a big part of my life!
Digital Marketing Coordinator. I am responsible for Unipol's digital and social media output, raising the profile of the organisation and its values, and developing student engagement. I studied English and Linguistics at the University of Leeds and outside of work I enjoy contemporary dance, reading, live music and photography.
Hub Marketing Officer
My main responsibility is to promote Unipol’s accreditation scheme and encourage both students and landlords to value higher housing standards. I am an identical twin and enjoy baking and travelling in my spare time.
Senior Housing Management Officer
I manage a large Student Development and also Family Accommodation, I also assist the Tenancy Support Officer in helping deal with problems such as noise nuisance, inter-tenant disputes, anti-social behaviour and health and relocation.
In my spare time I enjoy music, travel the outdoors and playing golf badly.
Tenancy Support Officer.
I help with problems such as noise nuisance, inter-tenant disputes, anti-social behaviour and health and relocation. I organise the Unipol student events and regularly meet all our under 18s, disabled and family tenants alongside managing a small housing portfolio. In my spare time I enjoy going to gigs and baking.